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Gardiner Expressway reopens after alleged impaired driver closes eastbound lanes

Toronto police on scene after a woman drove the wrong way while impaired on the Gardiner Expressway.
Toronto police on scene after a woman drove the wrong way while impaired on the Gardiner Expressway. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

The Gardiner Expressway has reopened after Toronto police say a woman was arrested after driving westbound in the eastbound lanes Tuesday morning.

Police said they were called to the Gardiner Expressway approaching the Don Valley Parkway (DVP) just after 5 a.m. for a collision.

The female driver struck a minivan while driving the wrong way, police said.

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The woman was arrested with impaired driving at the scene, police told Global News.

Police said the male driver of the minivan was not injured, but the female driver suffered minor injuries as a result of the collision.

All eastbound lanes of the Gardiner Expressway were closed approaching the DVP but have since been reopened.

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