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Alcohol a factor in ATV crash: police

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | May 18, 2014 - 10:47 AM |
Greater Sudbury Police Service said alcohol may be a factor in an ATV collision in Rayside Balfour. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police Service said alcohol may be a factor in an ATV collision in Rayside Balfour. File photo.

Driver sustains minor injuries

Alcohol is suspected in an ATV crash on Simmons Road in Rayside-Balfour, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

A 37-year-old man driving his ATV on May 16 at 9 p.m. lost control of the vehicle. He was thrown from the vehicle and landed on the road. He wasn't wearing a helmet, but suffered minor injuries including broken ribs.

“Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this collisions,” Greater Sudbury Police Service said in a news release.

The matter remains under investigation.

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