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Bradford driver charged with impaired after falsely reporting hit-and-run: Police

Investigation determined that the accused lost control of the vehicle and collided with a wire guard rail
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On Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 at approximately 8:30 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a call regarding a fail to remain collision on the 10th Sideroad at the 14th Line in Innisfil. Once on scene, police determined that in fact a single vehicle collision had occurred when a driver lost control and collided with a wire guard rail. The driver who called to report the hit-and-run was arrested for impaired driving. No one was injured.

Thirty-eight-year-old Jeremy Thomson of Bradford was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired - excess blood alcohol. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

The accused was released with a future court date.