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Five people taken to hospital after morning crash in Barrie

Man, 46, arrested and charged with impaired driving and failure to remain at the scene following collision at Hanmer Street
Barrie police closed a section of Bayfield Street in the city's north end early Friday morning following a multi-vehicle crash. One person has been charged with impaired driving and leaving the scene of a collision.

Five people were taken to hospital and a man is facing impaired charges following a multi-vehicle collision on Bayfield Street in Barrie's north end early this morning. 

City police and emergency crews were called to the intersection of Bayfield and Hanmer streets around 1:15 a.m., on Friday, Sept. 8.

Barrie police communications co-ordinator Jennett Mays said the five people taken to hospital all suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

A 46-year-old man was arrested a short distance away. He has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and failure to remain at the scene of a collision.

The road was closed for several hours between Livingstone Street and Carson Road for the on-scene investigation, but reopened shortly before 9 a.m.

Anyone with information can contact Barrie police at 705-725-7025.