KAWARTHA LAKES-Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Northline Road at approximately 7:30pm on August 20, 2021. The witness reported that a vehicle left the roadway and entered the ditch. The driver suffered minor injuries and was found to be under the influence of alcohol according to police.
54-year-old James Sovey of Norland, Ontario was arrested and charged with Operation while impaired-blood alcohol concentration-80 plus
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on September 2, 2021.
The City of Kawartha Lakes OPP reminds motorists to plan ahead when consuming alcohol. Use a designated driver, cab, public transit, or stay overnight. Any amount of alcohol or drugs can impact your ability to make sound judgements.