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OPP out with a warning about wrong-way drivers

Provincial police say they have responded to 25 such incidents recently
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Ontario Provincial Police say there have been a rash of incidents involving a vehicle travelling the wrong-way on a highway or road.

Police say they responded to 25 such incidents between October 5 and November 5.

There were five crashes as a result, with two people being killed in two of the collisions.

12 charges have been laid so far, two of which were for driving while impaired by alcohol and/or drugs.

OPP add there have already been 207 wrong-way vehicle incidents this year.

There were 182 in 2017.

Police say if motorists encounter a wrong-way driver, they should safely pull over and call 9-1-1.


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