Bracebridge, Ont., resident charged with impaired driving, crash sends woman to hospital Don Mitchell / Global News

A Bracebridge, Ont., resident has been charged with impaired driving following a single-vehicle crash that sent a 19-year-old woman to the hospital during the early morning hours Friday.

At about 3 a.m., officers arrived at the scene on Nicholls Road in Bracebridge and found the driver trying to walk away.

Police say three passengers were in the vehicle — two of whom were assessed and released and one who was transported to a local hospital before they were airlifted to a Toronto hospital with life-altering injuries.

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Brenley Wilson, 23, from Bracebridge, was charged with impaired driving, impaired driving causing bodily harm and obstructing a peace officer.

Wilson will appear in court in the new year.

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The accused’s vehicle was impounded and her licence was suspended for 90 days.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bracebridge OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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