A constable with the Ontario Provincial Police is charged with a traffic offence after allegedly hitting a parked vehicle with his cruiser.

According to the OPP, Const. Graham Avery was making a turn on Cardiff Road in Huron County – near the community of Ethel, southwest of Listowel – when he hit a parked vehicle.

No injuries were reported, but both vehicles received minor damage.

Avery, who has been with the OPP for one year, is charged with making an unsafe start from a stopped position.