Driver Charged After Nearly Hitting OPP Cruiser

A Leamington man is charged after swerving into an oncoming police car.

An officer was travelling southbound on County Road 33 in Leamington around 1:50am Friday when a northbound black Cadillac veered into the southbound lane and the officer had to swerve onto the shoulder to avoid being struck.

The officer stopped the vehicle and says the driver showed signs of impairment by alcohol and failed a roadside test.

A 21-year-old was arrested and charged and will appear in court on March 21.