Suspected impaired driver charged after striking pedestrian

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A 46-year-old man faces multiple charges, including impaired driving causing bodily harm, after a collision involving two vehicles and a pedestrian late at night on July 18, 2021. (CBC - image credit)
A 46-year-old man faces multiple charges, including impaired driving causing bodily harm, after a collision involving two vehicles and a pedestrian late at night on July 18, 2021. (CBC - image credit)

A pedestrian was rushed to hospital late Sunday night after he was struck by a suspected impaired driver in Ottawa's Vanier neighbourhood.

Officers were called around 11 p.m. to the 100 block of Eastwood Place for a collision involving two vehicles, Ottawa police told CBC.

When they arrived, they found a 32-year-old man had been struck by the driver of one of the vehicles. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

A 46-year-old driver is charged with impaired driving, impaired operation of a vehicle causing bodily harm, and failure to take a breathalyzer test.

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