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OPP officers respond to several vehicle collisions in August

Drivers should make a commitment to adopt safe, defensive driving behaviours and always drive within the law, the OPP said in a release.
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The Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), recently responded to several collisions in the month of August.

On Aug. 8, shortly after 4 p.m., members responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a sport utility vehicle (SUV) and a passenger car on 60 Highway, near McNee Drive, in the Township of North Algona Wilberforce.

Both vehicles were travelling westbound on 60 Highway. The 21-year-old driver of the passenger car from Barry's Bay struck the rear of the SUV causing the vehicle to leave the roadway. The 32-year-old driver of the SUV from Killaloe was transported to hospital by a Renfrew County ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the passenger car was uninjured.

As a result of police investigation, the 21-year-old driver of the passenger car from Killaloe has been charged with careless driving, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act, and was issued a Provincial Offences Act notice. Both vehicles sustained major damages and were towed.

On Aug. 13, shortly after 9:30 a.m., police responded to a single vehicle collision involving a passenger car on Rockingham Road, near Dovetail Road in the Township of Madawaska Valley. The 22-year-old driver from Madawaska Valley Township suffered a loss of control and left the roadway.

As a result of police investigation, the driver was charged with careless driving, contrary to the Highway Traffic act, and issued a Provincial Offences Act notice. There were no reported injuries. The vehicle was towed.

On Aug 21, shortly after 1: 30 p.m., police responded to a single vehicle collision involving a passenger car on Church Street, near Mountain View Road in the Township of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards. The 32-year-old driver from Killaloe, suffered a loss of control and left the roadway. The driver sustained non-life- threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by a Renfrew County ambulance.

As a result of police investigation, the driver was charged with careless driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and issued a Provincial Offences Act notice. The vehicle was towed.

 

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