Careless Driving Charge After Teen Struck by Vehicle  

(Bradford, ON) A 15-year-old girl suffered minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Bradford.

The collision occurred on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, around 5:00 p.m., as the girl was crossing Collings Avenue near Magani Avenue. The driver remained on scene. The investigation determined that a vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign. As a result, a 32-year-old Bradford woman was charged with Careless Driving.

Driver Charged After Two-Vehicle Collision 

(Innisfil, ON) A 32-year-old Barrie man was charged with failing to stop at a red light following a two-vehicle collision in Innisfil.

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, around 10:30 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a collision involving a pickup truck and a dump truck on the 10th Sideroad and Highway 89. Investigation revealed a northbound pickup truck proceeded through the intersection where it was struck by an eastbound dump truck. The pickup truck wound up in the ditch. The driver and a passenger in the pickup truck were taken to hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the dump truck was not hurt. As a result of investigation, a 32-year-old Barrie man who was driving the pickup truck was charged with Red Light Fail to Stop.

Stop signs and traffic lights are in place to ensure the safety of all community members. These two occurrences highlight the dangers of not respecting these critical traffic safety measures. Fortunately, there were no serious injuries. A conviction for a charge of Careless Driving carries a fine of up to $2,000. The fine for failing to stop at a stop sign is $110.

Stolen Vehicle 

(Bradford, ON)  South Simcoe Police Service officers are investigating the theft of a pickup truck in Cookstown.

The stolen vehicle is a 1998 red GMC Sierra pickup truck with Ontario licence plate #3899MF. The truck was taken from an address in the Line 13 and Highway 400 area sometime between 3:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Anyone with information regarding the truck’s whereabouts or the theft is asked to contact South Simcoe Police Service at 905-775-3311, 705-3311 or call Crime Stoppers.

Everyone has the chance to reduce the risk of being a victim of crime, especially when it comes to vehicle theft and thefts from vehicles. There’s a good chance a criminal will bypass your vehicle if it is locked and has no valuables within plain sight. Avoid leaving your keys or even garage door openers in your vehicle. Both of those items can potentially give thieves easy access to your home. Always remember to Lock It Or Lose It.

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 64 calls for service.

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