Alcohol factor in collision


City Police attended to a 2 vehicle collision on Airport Rd. at approximately 10:30 pm on July 17th.

Investigation revealed that a southbound vehicle allegedly swerved into the northbound lane coming into contact with a northbound vehicle which swerved out of the way in time to avoid a serious collision. The driver of the northbound vehicle was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Further investigation by officers on scene led them to charge 56 year old Egidio Tessariol of Nakomis Beach Rd. with careless driving, impaired driving and after completing breath tests performed at the City Police station, a charge of over .08 was added as well. The accused will appear in Provincial Court August 22nd.


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