Vehicle Ends Up In Ditch – Driver Charged


(BRUCE MINES, ON) – On April 7, 2020, a few minutes before midnight, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 near Waltonen Road in the Town of Bruce Mines.

Investigation determined, a westbound vehicle was travelling on Highway 17, crossed the highway, struck the shoulder and rolled numerous times. The vehicle was totalled and towed. The driver and passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The 37 year old driver from Sault Ste Marie, Ontario was issued a provincial offence notice and charged with: Careless Driving, contrary to section 130(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.


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