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Drunk Driver Charged Following Serious Collision

(TOWN OF MINTO, ON) – On April 29, 2021, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Wellington Road 109 near Beehive Lane in the Town of Minto involving a northbound sport utility vehicle (SUV) and a southbound pick-up truck.

Police spoke with the driver of the SUV and determined that their ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol and they were placed under arrest. The driver was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

On June 6, 2021 officers concluded their investigation and as a result Cy Andrew EMERSON, 30-years-old of Rothsay has been charged with Impaired Operation and Impaired Operation- Blood Alcohol Concentration 80 Plus contrary to the Criminal Code. 

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice – Guelph at a later date.

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

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