(Innisfil, ON) A 57-year-old Thunder Bay man was taken to hospital after his E-Bike was struck by a vehicle.
On Wednesday, October 9, 2018 around 1:30 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a suspicious person call of a man pushing an E-Bike in the Killarney Beach Rd. and Yonge St. area of Innisfil. Conditions were pitch black at the time and posed a safety hazard to anyone walking on the road. Police took the man to a location in Lefroy where he could charge the bike and advised him to wait until daylight to leave for safety reasons. At 5:00 a.m., police were called to Yonge St. and County Rd. 89 in Innisfil after the man was hit by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene. The E-Bike rider was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
It’s important for everyone to adjust to the change of season and the fewer daylight hours that fall brings. Riders need to be seen to be safe.
(Bradford, ON) A 23-year-old Bradford man is charged with assault after an incident involving a GO Transit employee and a customer.
On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 8:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a 911 call from a Go Transit employee at the GO Station located on Holland St. East in Bradford. Upon arrival, officers learned that a man had become verbally and physically abusive to the employee after being cautioned for disregarding warning signs and crossing the tracks. The transit employee did not require medical attention. The accused was released on scene with a future court date. GO Security served a Trespass to Property charge.
In conjunction with our community safety partners at GO Transit, we cannot emphasize enough the importance of respecting rail warning signals. Catching a train is not worth risking your life.
On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 97 calls for service.