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Suspected impaired driver from Sudbury arrested near Espanola

An Ontario Provincial Police cruiser is seen in this file photo. (File) An Ontario Provincial Police cruiser is seen in this file photo. (File)

On June 15 shortly before 10 p.m., Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police received a report of a motor vehicle collision on Lang Lake Road in Curtin Township, just outside Espanola.

“Police located the vehicle and upon speaking with the driver, determined that the driver had consumed alcoholic beverages,” the OPP said in a news release Monday.

“The driver was subsequently arrested and transported to the OPP detachment for further testing.”

The 44-year-old from the Greater Sudbury community of Garson is charged with impaired driving and has a court date of July 8 in Espanola.

The driver was issued a 90-day driver's licence suspension and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

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