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Peterborough woman charged with impaired and dangerous driving in collision near Lindsay

A Peterborough woman faces several charges including impaired driving following a collision south of Lindsay on Jan. 1.
A Peterborough woman faces several charges including impaired driving following a collision south of Lindsay on Jan. 1. Nick Westoll / Global News

A Peterborough woman faces several charges including impaired driving following a collision in the City of Kawartha Lakes on Tuesday.

City of Kawartha Lakes OPP were dispatched for reports of a minor collision on Highway 7A near Janetville Road, about 20 kilometres south of Lindsay.

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Police say the initial investigation revealed a vehicle was pulling a U-turn when it was sideswiped by another vehicle. Police say one driver had been consuming alcohol.

A woman was charged and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

Karen Augustin, 54, of Peterborough, was charged with impaired driving, dangerous operation of a vehicle, failure to stop after an accident and possession of more than one licence.

She is scheduled to appear in court in Lindsay on Jan. 31.

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