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SUV driver charged after hitting storm debris on closed road

A 45-year-old from Kitchener allegedly went around road closed barricades before striking debris
Wellington OPP have charged an SUV driver who allegedly drove around a road closed barrier.

ELORA – A driver has been charged after going around road closure barriers in the Elora area after a severe storm.

Wellington OPP report on Wednesday evening around 9:45 p.m., officers responded to a single vehicle collision on Second Line south of Elora.

The roadway was closed due to debris from the powerful storm earlier in the day. OPP report a black SUV had driven around road closure barricades and struck the debris.

As a result, a 45-year-old driver from Kitchener has been charged with drive on a closed highway contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.