Police seek information about head-on collision on Hwy.60 west of Barry’s Bay
On Monday, March 7, 2022, shortly after 5:00 p.m. members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), assisted by Renfrew County Ambulance, and the Madawaska Valley Fire Department, responded to a serious two vehicle collision involving a passenger car and a pick-up truck on Highway 60, near Mitchell Road, in the Township of Madawaska Valley.
Investigation has revealed the westbound passenger car suffered a loss of control, which resulted in a head on collision with the eastbound pick-up truck. The 22 year old driver of the passenger car from Madawaska was transported to hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. The 23 year old passenger from Madawaska was extricated from the vehicle and transported to hospital with serious injuries.
The 35 year old driver of the pick-up truck and a 38 year old passenger both from Barry’s Bay, were transported to hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. Both vehicles were towed. The roadway was closed to traffic for approximately 2 hours to facilitate the investigation and vehicle removal.
Police attribute road and weather conditions as causal factors in the collision.
Anyone with information surrounding this collision is asked to contact the Killaloe OPP Detachment at 613-757-2600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2022,Mar.8) KILLALOE OPP INVESTIGATE SERIOUS COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 60 [media release]
Weekend rollover collisions in Brudenell Lyndoch Raglan and Madawaska Valley under investigation
On Saturday, March 5, 2022, members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to two separate rollover collisions involving injuries in the Killaloe OPP Detachment area.
At approximately 10:00 a.m., police responded to a single vehicle collision involving a utility van on Quadeville Road, near Jessup Road, in the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan. The driver swerved to avoid an animal, suffering a loss of control that resulted in a rollover collision. The 45 year old driver from Brampton suffered minor injuries. The vehicle sustained damages and was towed. No charges laid.
At approximately 1:45 p.m., police responded to a single vehicle collision involving a sport utility vehicle (SUV) on Chapeski Mill Drive, near Paugh Lake Road, in the Township of Madawaska Valley. The passenger side tire of the vehicle caught the shoulder of the roadway, causing a rollover collision. The 75 year old driver from Barry’s Bay was transported to hospital by Renfrew County Paramedics with minor injuries. The vehicle was towed. No charges laid.
Police remind drivers to take into consideration road and weather conditions when driving. Swerving for an animal can result in a loss of control, putting your safety in danger.
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(2022,Mar.7) OPP INVESTIGATE ROLLOVER COLLISIONS WITH INJURIES SATURDAY [media release]
Assault With Weapon, Mischief charges follow family dispute
On Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at approximately 9:10 a.m., members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a family dispute call for service at a residence in the Township of North Algona Wilberforce.
As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged a 19 year old from Bonnechere Valley Township with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Assault With A Weapon; and,
- Mischief To Property Under $5000.
The accused was released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, Ontario Court of Justice, Killaloe. The name of the accused has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.
Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2022,Mar.7) ASSAULT WITH A WEAPON AND MISCHIEF UNDER $5000 CHARGES LAID [media release]