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Novice driver faces a slew of impaired driving charges in Severn Township

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A young woman won't be sitting behind the wheel of her car anytime soon.

Orillia Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was called by a concerned citizen about an erratic driver near Highway 12 in Severn Township headed towards Orillia around 6 p.m. Saturday night.

Police located the vehicle matching the description and pulled over a woman they deemed to be impaired.

As a result, a 20-year-old woman from Kilworthy faces the following charges:

  • Operation while impaired-alcohol
  • Operation while impaired- blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
  • Novice driver - BAC above zero
  • Young driver - BAC above zero

As a result of these charges, her driver's licence has been suspended for 90 days, and vehicle impounded for a period of seven days.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia at a later date in November. Top Stories

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