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Car takes to ditch in Temagami. Driver charged with impaired

The motor vehicle was travelling southbound when it lost control and struck the ditch
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Temagami OPP building. Jeff Turl/BayToday.

An off duty OPP officer stopped on Highway 11 in Temagami Saturday afternoon, for a car that was off the road. 

Temiskaming OPP officers arrived a short time later and found the driver still inside the vehicle.

The motor vehicle was travelling southbound when it lost control and struck the ditch.

Investigation revealed that the driver had been consuming alcohol and was arrested. 

Ashley Boudreau, 26, of London, Ont. is charged with:

  • Operation while impaired - alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
  • Driving a motor vehicle with an open container of liquor

The vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded. Boudreau was released by way of an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on July 28 in Temiskaming Shores.

Subsequently, Ms. Boudreau emailed Village Media to says she was actually outside the vehicle when police arrived.





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