OPP Killaloe weekly news Mar. 4-10

During the week of March 4, 2019 to March 10, 2019 there were 79 calls for service for the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), including the Whitney Detachment.

  • There were twelve motor vehicle collisions, seven were animal related. The remaining collisions were deemed minor in nature.
  • There were two domestic disputes, and no domestic disputes resulting in criminal code charges.



On Monday March 4, 2019 at approximately 11:50 a.m. Killaloe OPP responded to a two vehicle collision involving a sport utility vehicle (SUV) and a tractor trailer at the intersection at Highway 60 and Lake Dore Road, North Algona Wilberforce Township. The 31 year old male driver of the sport utility vehicle, Luca MORGANTI from Petawawa was charged with Fail To Yield To Traffic On Through Highway, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The defendant was issued a Provincial Offence Act notice. The SUV was towed. There were no reported injuries.

On Thursday March 7, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m.  Killaloe OPP responded to a single vehicle snowmobile collision on Opeongo River, near Highway 60 and Spectacle Lake Road, South Algonquin Township. The 29 year old male passenger of the snowmobile was taken to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries after the machine struck a pressure crack on the ice which caused the passenger to be ejected from the vehicle. There were no other reported injuries.

On Sunday March 10, 2019 at approximately 3: 20 p.m. members of the Killaloe OPP detachment responded to a two vehicle head on collision involving a pick truck and a passenger car on Highway 127, south of Highway 60, South Algonquin Township. Preliminary investigation revealed that the 28 year old male driver of the pickup truck from Gatineau was northbound on Highway 127 when it collided with the southbound passenger car being driven by a 66 year old female from Southgate Township. The female driver of the passenger car was transported to hospital with serious injuries. The female passenger in the pickup truck was transported to hospital with minor injuries. The OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) attended the collision scene to assist with the investigation. Highway 127 was shut down while police continued to investigate the collision. The cause of the collision remains under investigation.


In the event you are reporting an occurrence that does not require immediate police assistance please call 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to speak to someone at the Killaloe Detachment contact 613-757-2600.


Yarmel, C. OPP Killaloe Detachment (2019, Mar.11) Release for the Week of March 4, 2019 – March 10, 2019 [Press release]


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