An Atikokan man is facing impaired driving charges following an incident around 2:15 a.m. today.
Rainy River District OPP officers on patrol located a motor vehicle in the ditch of Highway 11B, near Highway 622, within the Township of Atikokan.
A 36-year-old male was arrested at the scene and taken to the OPP detachment for breath tests.
He subsequently was charged with driving while impaired and having a blood alcohol level over 80 mg.
He was issued a mandatory 90-day driver’s licence suspension and the vehicle was impounded for a minimum of seven days.
The man is scheduled to appear in court in Atikokan on June 22.
The public may report an impaired driver by calling the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.