Police lay impaired driving charges after fatal west London crash – London

Correction: An earlier version of this article erroneously identified the suspect as female.

Police have laid impaired driving charges in connection with a fatal collision in early July that killed one and injured two in the west end of London, Ont.

The three-vehicle collision took place around 7:15 p.m. on July 8 in the area of Springbank Drive and Wonderland Road.

A female passenger was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. She was later pronounced dead.

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Police have identified her as 39-year-old Courtney Ovens, of London.

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An 18-year-old man suffered minor injuries and a 19-year-old woman suffered significant injuries, police say.

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A 24-year-old West Lorne man has been charged with two counts each of impaired operation of a vehicle and driving with a blood-alcohol level over the legal limit. He is also facing two charges for impaired driving causing death.

The accused is scheduled to appear in London Court on Oct. 12.

— with files from Jake Jeffrey

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