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Collision leads to charges for Cambridge woman

Charges against 29-year-old include assaulting a police officer, impaired driving
WRPS cruiser
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Waterloo Regional Police have laid charges after a motor vehicle collision in Cambridge.

On Saturday shortly after 9 p.m., emergency services responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision in the area of Eagle Street and Industrial Road.

Through the initial investigation, police determined that a Toyota Corolla travelling west on Eagle Street struck the rear of another vehicle while attempting to merge near Industrial Road.

The driver of the Corolla then left the scene of the collision on foot.

Officers arrived and located the suspect driver a short distance away from the collision. The suspect driver was arrested for impaired driving.

There were no physical injuries reported as a result of the collision.

As a result of the investigation, the driver, a 29-year-old Cambridge female, was charged with the following:

  • Operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration
  • Refusal to comply with demand
  • Dangerous operation
  • Assault a peace officer (three counts)
  • Failure to stop after accident

The accused is scheduled to appear in court on March 24.

Anyone with information or dash camera footage of the incident is asked to contact police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.