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Impaired charges for driver who hit hydrant and flooded Guelph street

(Phil Molto / CTV Kitchener) (Phil Molto / CTV Kitchener)

A man from Hillsburgh is facing impaired driving charges after he allegedly hit a fire hydrant and flooded a Guelph street.

Police say a driver lost control on Meyer Drive Sunday afternoon, hit the hydrant, and dislodged it.

The driver showed signs of impairment and fell asleep when paramedics were assessing him, according to a news release.

He was arrested and taken to the station, where police say they confirmed he was impaired by drugs.

The 25-year-old has been charged with impaired driving, has had his licence suspended for three months, and his vehicle impounded for a week. Top Stories

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