82 Year Old Causes Collision
Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Jun 16 14:18:39 MST 2020
Shortly after 11:00 a.m. on June 12 2020, Perth County OPP and Perth County Paramedic Services received a report of a two vehicle collision. The preliminary investigation has revealed that one SUV was travelling northbound on Perth Road 140, when it stopped at the stop sign at Perth Line 43. The vehicle then proceeded into the intersection, and collided with a westbound SUV. This intersection is controlled northbound and southbound only with a stop sign.
The drivers of the vehicles were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
As a result, an 82 year old resident of St. Marys has been charged with:
Fail to Yield to Traffic on Through Highway
The Perth County OPP have investigated a number of intersection related collisions so far this year, and would like to remind drivers to take the extra time to stop, look…and look again before proceeding through an intersection.
Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.