OPP charge two Kincardine firefighters following single vehicle collision

The South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has completed a motor vehicle collision investigation that was first reported to police on October 24, 2019.

On October 24, 2019 at 4:12 p.m., the South Bruce OPP received a report of a single vehicle collision involving a fire truck along Bruce Avenue in Kincardine. Officers arrived to find that the fire truck had left the roadway and rolled onto its side before coming to rest in the ditch. A passenger of the truck was taken to hospital, by ambulance, for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

As a result of the police investigation, 2 charges have been laid under the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario.

A 54-year-old firefighter of Kincardine has been charged with Careless Driving and a 33-year-old was charged with Fail to Properly Wear a Seatbelt.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.