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Charges laid in collision on Highway 60

As a result of police investigation, a 55-year-old driver of a passenger car from Montreal has been charged with careless driving in an incident that took place on August 1.

A three-vehicle collision on Highway 60 sent one person to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries on Monday, August 1. 

Shortly after 2: 30 p.m., members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), assisted by the District of Nippissing Paramedic Services and members of the South Algonquin and Madawaska Valley fire departments, responded to a serious collision on Highway 60 near Highway 127 in the Township of South Algonquin.

The investigation revealed the driver of a passenger car was travelling eastbound on Highway 60 and crossed the centre line, striking an oncoming westbound sport utility vehicle (SUV). A van that was westbound following the SUV was also struck by the passenger car and came to rest on a rock cut.

The driver of the passenger car from Montreal was transported by ambulance with non life threatening injuries, while the passenger was not hurt. The 42-year-old driver from Ottawa of the SUV along with two passengers were also not hurt. The 61-year-old driver of the van along with one passenger were treated at the scene by paramedics and released.

As a result of police investigation, the 55-year-old driver of the passenger car from Montreal has been charged with careless driving. 

 

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