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Impaired charge for driver who runs into back of stopped vehicle

A 37-year-old Brantford man is charged
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A Brantford man faces impaired driving charges following a collision in Guelph Thursday evening.

Just before 9 p.m., Guelph police were called to a collision in the area of Edinburgh Road South and Maplewood Drive. Investigation revealed a vehicle was stopped in the curb lane with its hazard lights activated when it was struck from behind. There were no injuries reported.

While speaking to the driver, officers detected an odour of alcoholic beverage and noted he was unsteady on his feet. He was arrested and transported to the police station, where testing confirmed he had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

A 37-year-old Brantford male is charged with impaired driving.