August 12, 2019 3:55 pm

Man, 24, charged with impaired, dangerous driving following vehicle rollover in Innisfil

Charges have been laid after a vehicle rollover in Innisfil left a man with critical injuries during the Victoria Day long weekend.

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A 24-year-old Thornton man was charged with impaired and dangerous driving after a single-vehicle rollover that took place in Innisfil over the Victoria Day long weekend, South Simcoe police say.

The collision took place at 5 p.m. on May 20 on Sideroad 10 between the 4th Line and the 5th Line, police add.

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An Acura was travelling northbound at a high rate of speed, when it lost control, struck a utility pole and rolled over several times before stopping in a field, police say.

The Thornton man was the only occupant in the vehicle and was transported to a Toronto trauma centre by Ornge air ambulance with life-altering injuries, officers add.

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The man has since been charged with impaired operation, dangerous operation and driving with a blood alcohol concentration of over .08.

The man was scheduled for a court date in September.

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