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73 Year Old Driver Falls Asleep & Hits Tree

(PERTH EAST, ON) – One person was charged after leaving the roadway and striking a tree.

On May 5, 2022, just after 4:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a vehicle that drove into a tree on Line 42 in the Township of Perth East. The investigation indicated that the driver had fallen asleep while driving.

There were no serious injuries as a result of the collision.

Dale CRESSMAN, 73, of Clinton, has been charged with:

–      Careless Driving

The accused was issued a Provincial Offences Notice for the offence.