Man charged with impaired driving in Christmas Eve crash in Peterborough
A Hiawatha First Nation man faces impaired driving charges following a Christmas Eve crash in Peterborough’s East City.
Around 12:55 a.m. on Dec. 24, police responded to a single vehicle collision after a car struck a “Welcome to Ashburnham” sign and a traffic pole at the intersection of Burnham and Hunter Streets.
Police say during their investigation, they noted a “strong” odour of an alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s breath. The man was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
As a result of the investigation, police on Tuesday said the driver has been charged.
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