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28-year-old man charged with impaired driving following collision in New Tecumseth, OPP say

Officers say they responded to the single-vehicle collision on the 7th Line near 20th Side Road on Sunday.
Officers say they responded to the single-vehicle collision on the 7th Line near 20th Side Road on Sunday. Global News

A 28-year-old man has been charged with impaired driving after a pickup truck hauling a trailer ran off the road and got stuck in a ditch in New Tecumseth on Sunday, OPP say.

Officers say they responded to the single-vehicle collision on the 7th Line near 20th Side Road.

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When they spoke with the driver, they determined he was impaired and arrested him, police add.

The driver was transported to a drug recognition expert, police say, where he refused to be tested.

Petro Korovchenko, from New Tecumseth, was subsequently charged with operation while impaired and refusing to comply with a demand, officers say.

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Korovchenko’s licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle he was driving was impounded for seven days, OPP say.

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The accused was released from custody and given a future court date.

Officers say anyone with information can contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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