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Ennismore man charged with impaired after 3-vehicle collision in Peterborough

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An Ennismore man has been charged with impaired driving following a three-vehicle collision on Water St. in Peterborough on Thursday evening – Nov 20, 2020

An Ennismore man has been charged with impaired driving following a three-vehicle collision in the north end of Peterborough on Thursday evening.

Around 6 p.m., the Peterborough Police Service responded to a three-vehicle collision on Water Street.

Two people were taken to hospital with minor injuries, according to police.

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Water Street was closed between Langton and Mill streets for three hours as police investigated.

The investigation determined one vehicle was driving northbound when it struck a second vehicle which then struck a third vehicle.

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As a result of the investigation, Colby Lavecque, 20, of Ennismore, was arrested and charged with operation while impaired  — alcohol; and operation while Impaired – blood-alcohol concentration (80-plus).

He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Dec. 16.

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