An OPP officer has been charged with careless driving after a single-vehicle crash on Highway 11 in Laurier Township.

Police say the 16-year veteran is a member of the West Parry Sound detachment. 

According to police, the officer lost control of the police vehicle on Goreville Road and drove off the highway. 

He was taken to a local hospital and treated for minor injuries.

The officer remains on active duty.