8 Taken To Hospital Following Collision

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Aug 4 04:14:48 MST 2020

(MOUNT FOREST, ON) - On July 30, 2020 at approximately 6:30 a.m., members of Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash involving a small bus on Wellington County Road 16, east of Mount Forest.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. The vehicle, which was carrying 18 people, came to rest on its side in a ditch.

Eight individuals sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the crash and were taken to hospitals in Mount Forest and Palmerston for treatment. Ornge air ambulance later transported three of the eight injured parties to a Hamilton hospital for additional care.

Members of Wellington North Fire Services and Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Services assisted the OPP at the scene.

Wellington County Road 15 to 12 Line, which had been closed for the investigation, is now open to traffic.

Further updates will be provided when available.

If you have information that can assist investigators, please call Wellington OPP detachment at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.


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