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Brockville resident charged with careless driving in collision near Smiths Falls


A careless driving charge has been laid after a two-vehicle collision that took place early in the morning of Tuesday, June 6 north of Smiths Falls, Lanark OPP report.

Police say both vehicles were travelling northbound shortly before 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday; one driver was attempting to turn left onto Sturgess Road when the other attempted to pass.

One driver had to be freed from the wreckage from members of the Montague Township Fire Department, and both were transported to hospital with minor injuries by Lanark County Paramedics, police state.

A 27-year-old from Brockville has been charged with careless driving and was given the Provincial Offence Notice (ticket).

“The OPP would like to thank the off-duty paramedic, off-duty nurse and other individuals who stopped to provide assistance,” the media release concludes.

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