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Impaired driving causes collision

It was reported that a northbound Dodge sedan struck another northbound vehicle from behind. No injuries were sustained
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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On Friday Nov. 10, 2017 at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a multi vehicle collision on Trafalgar Road north of Wellington Road 50, Erin. It was reported that a northbound Dodge sedan struck another northbound vehicle from behind. No injuries were sustained.

While speaking with the male driver of the Dodge, officers formed the opinion that he was under the influence of alcohol. A roadside screening test was conducted which resulted in a fail. He was arrested and transported to a local OPP Detachment for testing.

27-year-old Kyle James Binks of Grand Valley has been charged with driving with over 80 mgs of alcohol in 100mL of blood contrary to the Criminal Code. He was also charged with careless driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. A 90-day administrative driver's licence suspension (A.D.L.S.) and 7-day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Criminal Court on Dec. 12, 2017.  

If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, you can call police at 911 to report it.

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