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Impaired driving charge laid, after motorcyclist, passenger without helmets thrown from bike on Windermere Road

MUSKOKA LAKES TOWNSHIP A young motorcycle driver and his passenger who were not wearing a helmets are lucky to be alive after being thrown from a bike Saturday night.

Provincial police say that on Saturday June 3, 2017, at about 8 p.m. OPP at Bracebridge responded to a report of a single vehicle motorcycle collision on Windermere Road in Muskoka Lakes Township.

The operator and a passenger had taken a motorcycle for a drive and lost control, neither occupant were wearing a helmet and fortunately escaped uninjured.

As a result of their investigation into the incident, police have charged 21 year-old Benjamin Pearson with Impaired Driving CC 253(1)(a) and Over 80 CC 253(1)(b).

The accused received an immediate 90 day driver’s licence suspension and further had his vehicle towed and impounded.

He will also appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on June 27, 2017 to answer to his charges.

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