(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On December 17, 2019, at approximately 7:27 a.m., officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Thunder Bay Fire Rescue and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 61 and Chippewa Road.
The driver of a Toyota sedan was northbound on Highway 61 when the driver of a tractor-trailer unit (TTU) failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection and entered onto Highway 61 from Chippewa Road. The TTU collided with the sedan.
The male driver of the sedan was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The sedan sustained extensive damage.
The driver of the TTU was charged with Fail to Stop at Stop Sign contrary to section 136 (1) (a) of the Highway Traffic Act. The driver of the TTU did not sustain any injuries.