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Man faces impaired driving charge; OPP say empty beer cans found in vehicle

A photo of the vehicle. Twitter / Ontario Provincial Police

The Ontario Provincial Police say a man has been charged with impaired driving and officers found several empty beer cans inside of the vehicle.

Police said Mississauga OPP officers stopped a white Nissan van travelling southbound on Highway 410 toward the eastbound Highway 401 at around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers said the driver had alcoholic beverage cans, labelled as Crest Super — a premium lager, throughout the interior.

Read more: Ontario woman travelling with 5 children charged with impaired driving after swerving on road: police

In addition, the driver also failed the roadside test.

He was charged with impaired driving for having a blood alcohol content of more than 80 milligrams. The driver had his licence suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

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Police could not confirm if the driver had consumed the specific beers found inside of the Nissan but did confirm the driver had alcohol in his system.

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