Media Release. Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
Police Seek Witnesses to Serious Collision
(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers are investigating a multi-vehicle collision in Innisfil that sent three people to hospital.
On Monday, May 17, 2021, at approximately 7:30 p.m., police were called to the intersection of Highway 400 and Innisfil Beach Road for a report of a collision.
Once on scene, officers learned that a Chevrolet Aveo travelling westbound on Innisfil Beach Road crossed the centre line, clipped an eastbound Chevrolet Spark and then collided head-on with an eastbound Dodge Ram pickup truck. The man driving the Aveo was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The man driving the pickup truck and his male passenger were taken to hospital with minor injuries. The woman driving the Spark was uninjured.
Innisfil Beach Road was closed for several hours for collision reconstruction by Traffic Unit officers.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who witnessed the collision or has information that can assist police is asked to contact Constable Carl Jarvis at 705-436-2141, 905-775-3311, extension #2032, email@example.com or contact Crime Stoppers.
Impaired Driving Charge
(Innisfil, ON) On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at approximately 2:30 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer observed a vehicle driving erratically in Innisfil.
A traffic stop was conducted on Innisfil Beach Road and Innisbrook Street and the driver was arrested.
As a result of the investigation, 53-year-old Peter Veber of Woodbridge was charged with Operation While Impaired and Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.
Canada Road Safety Week is underway and we urge all drivers to do their part for road safety. In 2018, approximately one-in-five fatal collisions were reported to have alcohol involvement as a contributing factor. Please drive safe and drive sober. It’s #NotWorthTheRisk.