Driver charged in single vehicle collision


On March 14, 2017, shortly after 3:30 p.m., members of the East Algoma Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of the Town of Thessalon.

Investigation determined a vehicle was travelling westbound on Highway 17. The vehicle left the road and collided with a telephone pole. The female driver was transported to the local hospital in Thessalon with non life threatening injuries.

As a result of the investigation, Joanne BERES, 34 years of age, from Manitowaning , Ontario, was issued two provincial offence notices and charged with:

Careless Driving, contrary to section 130 of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA); and
Drive Motor Vehicle-No Licence, contrary to section 32(1) of the HTA.


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