The Police are asking for anyone who witnessed or has information regarding any of the three motor vehicle collisions that occurred over the weekend in the city to please contact the Owen Sound Police Service at 519-376-2134.

A single motor vehicle collision occurred around 5:20 p.m. on Saturday June 27th. A 2007 green Ford pickup was westbound on 16th Street East when it travelled off the roadway at 5th Avenue and struck a tree. There was extensive front end damage to the truck; the driver alone in the vehicle was not injured. The 21 year old male driver of Paisley was charge with careless driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The vehicle had been borrowed from a friend in order to pick up some furniture that had been purchased by the driver.

Sunday (June 28th) morning at approximately 6:50 a.m. a yellow Dodge Neon entered off of 6th Street East into the parking lot of Vince's Kwik Mart located at 601 2nd Avenue East. In the wet conditions the Neon slide into the side of a pickup that was parked unattended in the parking lot. The driver quickly left without speaking with the other vehicles owner or notifying the police. The driver is described as a middle age white male. The neon should have light to moderate damage to its front passenger side bumper. The vehicle is also described as having rust around the rear drivers' side wheel well.

Sunday (June 28th) afternoon at approximately 12:00 p.m. a two motor vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of 16th Street and 16th Avenue East. A silver Dodge Dakota pickup was travelling eastbound on 16th Street East as a black Jeep Patriot was travelling northbound on 16th Avenue East; the two vehicles collided within the intersection. The drivers of the vehicles gave conflicting stories as to why the accident occurred. Fortunately no one was injured.

source: media release, Owen Sound Police Services


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