OPP officer charged following collision with cruiser in Quinte West

Quinte West OPP have charged a provincial police officer for a collision involving a police cruiser.

On May 15, a Quinte West OPP cruiser with “subdued-markings” was driving in the eastbound lanes of Dundas Street East.

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OPP say the cruiser had its emergency lights on while it went through the Byron Street intersection.

Another vehicle was going northbound on Byron Street and allegedly struck the cruiser on the passenger side. The cruiser then collided with another stopped vehicle nearby.

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No one was injured during the collision.

Dundas Street East was closed for about three hours for the investigation.

After an investigation of the collision, police charged provincial Const. Amanda O’Donnell on May 23 with failing to stop for a red light.

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