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OPP officer charged in October collision investigation

PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:48 pm
by Thomas
MIDLAND - Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a three-vehicle collision between a marked OPP vehicle and two other vehicles in the intersection of County Road 93 and Yonge Street/Balm Beach road in Midland on Oct. 28, 2019.

The OPP member was responding to an emergent call for service, when the officer's marked patrol vehicle collided with another car in the intersection. Both the officer and another driver were treated for minor injuries at an area hospital.

As a result of the investigation, a 16-year police officer and current member of the OPP has been charged with red light - fail to stop as per section 144(18) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA). ... on-1876776

16-year OPP officer charged in 3-vehicle crash in Midland

PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:48 pm
by Thomas
MIDLAND, Ont. – A provincial police officer has been charged after a three-vehicle crash in Midland, Ont., last month.

OPP say the officer was responding to an emergency call for service when their cruiser collided with two other vehicles at an intersection on the afternoon of Oct. 28.

A photo from the scene shows a marked police SUV upside down, evidently T-boned by a red sedan.

The officer and a driver from one of the other vehicles were both taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police have now charged the officer with failing to stop for a red light.

They didn’t give any further details, other than that the officer has been a member of the force for 16 years. ... and-crash/