OPP Respond to Collision on Highway 1/17 in Pass Lake

OPP have laid a number of charges in a stolen vehicle investigation

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – On July 15, 2018, at approximately 1:14 pm, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Shuniah Fire and Emergency Services, Pass Lake Fire Department and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a collision that occurred on Highway 11/17 in the Municipality of Shuniah.

A pick-up truck drove onto Highway 11/17, departing from the driveway of a local business in Pass Lake. The truck collided with a passenger van that was westbound on Highway 11/17.

The male driver of the van was transported to the hospital by air ambulance. He sustained non-life threatening injuries. Four occupants of the van were transported to the hospital by land ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

The four occupants of the truck did not sustain injuries.

The 18-year-old male driver of the truck was charged with Fail to Yield from Private Driveway contrary to section 139(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.

Previous articleCanadian Ranger Rescue Fisherman on Hudson Bay
Next articleBen Griffin Wins 2018 Staal Foundation Open
NetNewsledger.com or NNL offers news, information, opinions and positive ideas for Thunder Bay, Ontario, Northwestern Ontario and the world. NNL covers a large region of Ontario, but we are also widely read around the country and the world. To reach us by email: newsroom@netnewsledger.com. Reach the Newsroom: (807) 355-1862