Transport Collides With Snowplow

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(TOWNSHIP OF THE NORTH SHORE, ON)- On January 7, 2018, shortly after 8:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) involving two vehicles near the junction of Highway 17 in the Village of Spragge within the Township of the North Shore.

Investigation determined that a snowplow was westbound Highway 17 on passing lane plowing the left lane. A westbound tractor trailer proceeded to pass the snowplow in the right lane. As the tractor trailer was overtaking the snowplow it came in contact with wing of the plow causing the snowplow to enter the eastbound lane and slide into a guard rail. There were no injuries and a tow was required for the snowplow.

As a result of the investigation, Angel SKINNER, 42 years of age from Brampton, Ontario was issued a provincial offence notice and charged with: Pass on Right-Not in Safety, contrary to section 150(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.

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