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Woman arrested for impaired driving after crashing with 14-month-old grandson on board

File photo of a Durham Regional Police vehicle. CITYNEWS

Durham police say a Whitby woman has been arrested for impaired driving after crashing her vehicle while with her 14-month-old grandson.

Officers were called to the single-vehicle crash just after 8 p.m. on Monday at Athol Street and Dunlop Street East.

Police say the suspect lost control of her SUV and drove through a fence causing significant damage. She allegedly attempted to drive further but was unable to due to the damage to her vehicle.

Her grandson was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The 54-year-old woman was arrested on the scene and charged with impaired driving and fail to remain.

Her name has been withheld to protect the identity of the child.