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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Man Charged, Passengers Injured in Crash

Essa | by Jill Young  

OPP say a passenger was injured in a crash in Essa Township, the driver has been charged after fleeing.

OPP say one person suffered serious injuries after a single vehicle crash in Essa.

Officers were called to County Road 56 and 20th Sideroad around 9 last Saturday night.

A witness reported that while he was driving on 20th Sideroad, he was overtaken by another westbound vehicle at a high rate of speed.

The vehicle lost control and ended up in the ditch, and the driver fled into the bush leaving behind two injured passengers.

A 24 year old man from Barrie, is facing multiple criminal charges, after after turning himself in the next day.

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