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Drivers in collision charged with failing to stop for school bus in City of Kawartha Lakes

Two drivers involved in a collision in the City of Kawartha Lakes have been charged for failing to stop for a school bus. Global News file

Two young drivers have been charged following a collision in the City of Kawartha Lakes on Friday.

An officer responded to the two-vehicle collision on Portage Road in the Kirkfield area, about 35 kilometres north of Lindsay.

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Police say no injuries were reported.

However, OPP say both vehicles allegedly had passed a school bus prior to the collision. As a result, both drivers were charged.

Kate Francis, 20, of Newmarket, Ont., and Gillian Gawron, 21, of Guelph, were charged with failing to stop for a school bus, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.

No other details were provided on the incident.

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