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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Arrest Made in Hit and Run

Orillia | by Ken Hashizume  
A 42-year-old Orillia man is facing a number of charges.

An Orillia man is facing charges in an apparent hit and run over the Thanksgiving weekend.

Orillia OPP were called about a head-on collision on the Highway 12 by-pass between Atherley Road and Forest Avenue around 11:30 Sunday night.

Orillia Fire and Simcoe County EMS were at the scene when police arrived.

Officers were informed that one of the vehicles involved in the collision fled the scene.

A brief investigation led to the arrest of a 42-year-old man.

Charges include impaired driving, dangerous driving, failing to remain, and driving while under suspension.

The accused was released on a promise to appear in an Orillia court on October 30th.

Police are still investigating.

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