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Allegedly impaired driver crashes into hydro pole in Oro-Medonte

Emergency crews attend a collision involving a single vehicle and a hydro pole on Highway 12 in Oro-Medonte, Ont., on Fri., Feb. 16, 2024. (Source: OPP) Emergency crews attend a collision involving a single vehicle and a hydro pole on Highway 12 in Oro-Medonte, Ont., on Fri., Feb. 16, 2024. (Source: OPP)
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Police arrested a woman accused of being intoxicated and crashing along Line 12 in Oro-Medonte.

The collision happened in the southbound lanes Friday afternoon when a vehicle veered off the road and slammed into a hydro pole.

Emergency crews arrived to find the driver, a 66-year-old woman, with minor injuries.

She was arrested for impaired driving and taken to the hospital for treatment.

As a result of the charges, her driver's licence was immediately suspended for three months, and the vehicle was impounded for one week.

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