Brighton man charged with impaired driving after vehicle found in ditch: OPP

Northumberland OPP have charged a Brighton man with impaired driving. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A Brighton man faces impaired driving charges following a crash near the village on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Northumberland OPP, around 4 p.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch at the intersection of County Road 2 and Lisgar Street just east of Brighton.

OPP say officers located the uninjured man in the driver’s seat. Police determined the man was impaired and arrested him.

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Brody Brown, 26, of Brighton was charged with two counts of impaired driving (blood-alcohol concentration 80-plus and alcohol and drugs).

He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Cobourg in April, OPP said Thursday.

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