An Ontario Driver Drove A Truck Straight Into A River Yesterday & Is Now Facing Charges

An Ontario driver might be carpooling to work for the foreseeable future after driving their truck into a river on Monday morning.

According to OPP Central Region, a motorist drove their truck into the Otonabee River south of Lakefield, giving nearby locals quite the sight.

Thankfully, no injuries were reported, but the driver is facing Highway Traffic Act charges, according to police.

Police shared a photo of the incident on Twitter, showing a black pickup truck half-submerged in the chilly water.

Last week, in another chaotic incident, OPP reported that a vehicle had flipped upside down after the driver crashed into the side of a home in Midland.

It's not a crime to love online shopping, but when your car is so full you can't see out of your windows, you may be in dangerous territory.

OPP East Region reported in a tweet that a Russell OPP officer stopped a car in the Embrun area on November 29 "for not being able to see the driver."

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You might be able to smoke cannabis legally, but you can't trade it for gas (despite the rising prices).

An intoxicated Ontario driver in Caledon tried to pay for their gas with cannabis, according to a tweet from OPP Central Region on November 30, and could face possible jail time.

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Someone apparently was racing against time. One Ontarian was stopped by police twice in just three minutes for how fast they were going.

According to Ontario Provincial Police, the driver was first stopped for going 40 km/hr over the posted speed limit. Only minutes later, officers with the Collingwood OPP detachment stopped the vehicle again but this time for going 50 km/hr over.

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Two people have been arrested and charged "in relation to a security breach of the COVID-19 immunization system," according to OPP.

Ontarians reported receiving scam messages after accessing services through the COVID-19 vaccine system to book appointments or access vaccine certificates, according to reports made to the Ontario government earlier this week.

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