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Oshawa man charged with drug-impaired driving in Highway 7 collision east of Peterborough: OPP

An Oshawa man faces impaired driving and other charges following a collision on Highway 7 near Norwood on Monday. The Canadian Press

An Oshawa, Ont., man faces drug-impaired driving and other charges following a collision east of Peterborough on Monday afternoon.

According to Peterborough County OPP, around 4:45 p.m. officers were called to a three-vehicle collision on Highway 7 in Asphodel-Norwood Township.

OPP say no injuries were reported but one of the drivers was determined to be under the influence of drugs.

Read more: Ontario government won’t pursue criminal charges for some impaired drivers due to COVID-19 court backlog

As a result of the investigation, Adam Desousa, 38, of Oshawa was arrested and charged with operation while impaired by alcohol or drugs, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and driving a motor vehicle without a licence.

The accused is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Dec. 8, OPP stated Tuesday.

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