Officer charged after two OPP vehicles collide

MINTO – An OPP officer with just one year on the job has been charged following a collision here involving two police vehicles.

On July 24, two Wellington County OPP officers were involved in a vehicle collision on Wellington Road 109 in Minto “while responding to a call for service,” police stated in an Aug. 18 press release.

“The collision involved two marked police cruisers. No injuries were reported.”

A Wellington County OPP provincial constable with one year of service was charged with following too closely.

Police did not release the name of the officer.

As of June 2, the Wellington County OPP is no longer providing the names of those charged with provincial offences.