(Innisfil, ON) A 21-year-old Barrie man was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre following a two-vehicle collision in Innisfil.
On Friday, January 17, 2020, at 7:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to the 4th Line and 10th Sideroad for a two-vehicle collision involving an eastbound Hyunda and a southbound Ford Escape. The collision occurred when the Hyundai failed to yield to through traffic. The impact trapped the 21-year-old Hyundai driver who was freed by Innisfil Firefighters. County of Simcoe Paramedics transported him to a local hospital. He was then airlifted by Ornge Air Ambulance to a Toronto trauma centre where he remains with serious injuries. His passenger was treated in hospital for minor injuries and the driver of the Escape was treated at the scene. No charges have been laid and the investigation is ongoing.
Impaired Driving/Over 80
(Innisfil, ON) On Friday, January 17, 2020 at approximately 11:00 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer observed a vehicle travelling erratically on Innisfil Beach Road west of 10 Sideroad in Innisfil. The officer conducted a traffic stop and the driver was arrested following a roadside screening device test. He was transported to North Division where breath tests resulted in readings over the legal limit. A 39-year-old Innisfil man was charged with Impaired Driving and Over 80. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.
(Bradford, ON) On Friday, January 17, 2020 at 11:00 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers set up a RIDE Program at West Park and Miller Park Avenue in Bradford. The driver of the second vehicle that drove up to the RIDE Program was arrested after failing a roadside screening device test. He was transported to South Division where breath tests resulted in readings over the legal limit. A 37-year-old Bradford man was charged with Over 80. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.
Cannabis Edibles Seized at Traffic Stop
(Bradford, ON) An Ajax man was charged with Cannabis Readily Available following a traffic stop in Bradford.
On Friday, January 17, 2020 around 11:40 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer pulled over a vehicle driving without lights on West Park Avenue. The driver was charged with Cannabis Readily Available after a quantity of cannabis oil, flowers and edibles was observed to be readily accessible to the driver. Vape cartridges were also seized. Two other drivers who were stopped at a RIDE Program in Bradford were also ticketed for having cannabis readily available.
We urge you to drive sober and during this winter storm, please drive safe. Road conditions are very poor due to the heavy snowfall on Saturday with more to come. Drive with caution. Clear all snow from your vehicle. Top up your wiper fluid. If you must drive, give yourself extra time, go slow and leave extra stopping distance. We’d also like to remind residents to prepare an emergency kit for your home and vehicle. Lots of great info here from the County of Simcoe Emergency Management on what you need: https://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/em/preparing#ui-id-3
On Friday, January 17, 2020, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 74 calls for service.