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Woman charged with drug-impaired driving after crash into Peterborough restaurant

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A woman faces drug-impaired driving charges following a crash on Saturday night on Lansdowne Street West. Peterborough Police Service

A Delhi, Ont., woman faces drug-impaired driving charges following a collision in Peterborough’s west end on Saturday night.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 10 p.m., police received reports of a vehicle on Lansdowne Street West that struck a traffic pole before entering a restaurant parking lot and striking the building.

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Officers located the driver of the vehicle in the vehicle. Police determined the woman was impaired by a drug.

The woman was also allegedly found in possession of methamphetamine.

Berlyn Rymer, 22, of Delhi, was arrested and charged with operation of a vehicle while impaired by a drug and possession of a Schedule I substance.

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She was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Aug. 27, police said Monday morning.

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