Woman who drove into fatal hit-and-run scene charged with impaired

A driver from Sault Ste. Marie faces impaired charges right after police say the 42-calendar year-outdated drove through a highway closure as OPP investigated a lethal strike and operate on Highway 17 around Bruce Mines early Saturday early morning.

“Shortly immediately after 1:30 a.m., a vehicle travelling westbound on Freeway 17 approached the closure and drove past a totally marked law enforcement motor vehicle with its emergency lights activated that was parked in the middle of the highway,” claims a information release from East Algoma OPP.

Investigating officers initiated a targeted traffic quit as the accused drove into the collision scene. It was established that the driver was less than the impact of alcoholic beverages and was arrested.

As a consequence, April Lovelace is scheduled to appear in courtroom in Elliot Lake on March 2 and stands billed with:
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    •    Operation though impaired – alcohol and medications contrary to part 320.14(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC)
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    •    Operation although impaired – blood liquor concentration (80 in addition) opposite to segment 320.14(1)(b) CC
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    •    Drive on shut freeway, contrary to section 134(3) of the Freeway Visitors Act (HTA)
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    •    Drive motor auto – not equipped with ignition interlock gadget, opposite to part 11 of the HTA Ontario Rules 287/08