/Man pulled from burning vehicle charged with impaired driving 
This vehicle burst into flames after a collision along Highway 118 near Fader Drive in Algonquin Highlands April 21. RON HAMANN

Man pulled from burning vehicle charged with impaired driving 

The man was airlifted to hospital inToronto with serious but non-life-threatening injuries after asingle-vehicle collision and subsequent fire along Highway 118 onApril 21 Haliburton Highlands OPP say.

Police responded to the call at about1:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon the collision happening near FaderDrive in Algonquin Highlands.

The vehicle burst into flames followingthe crash and according to OPP the sole occupant a30-year-old Oshawa man was pulled from the vehicle by passersbyincluding an off-duty OPP officer.

He was transported to a local hospitaland then airlifted to Toronto for further treatment. Following an OPP investigation into the crash the man has been charged with impaired driving and operating a vehicle with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in his blood.