Rental vehicle impounded after driver charged with racing

June 20, 2016

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On June 16, 2016 at 12:20 p.m., the Bruce Peninsula Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a 2016 Volkswagen for driving more than 50 kilometers over the posted 80 kilometer speed limit, on 6 Highway near the Mar Side Road in South Bruce Peninsula.

Police seized and impounded the rental vehicle for seven days. A 25-year-old driver from Scarborough, ON, has been charged with race a motor vehicle. He is scheduled to appear before the Owen Sound Court of Justice on July 25, 2016, to answer to the charges.


On June 20, 2016 at 8:10 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Concession 5 and Sideroad 6, in Derby Township.

Police investigation revealed a small school bus was travelling northbound on Concession 5 and entered the intersection. A 2006 Mazda which was eastbound on Sideroad 6 collided with the school bus.

The driver of the Mazda, a 17-year-old, from Tara, was charged with failing to stop at a stop sign. The driver did not receive any injuries.

The driver of the school bus was treated and released on the scene. 

The lone 9-year-old passenger on the school bus was transported to a local hospital via ambulance and was treated for minor injuries and released.

The intersection was reopened by Grey County OPP at approximately 9:30 a.m. Anyone with information is asked to contact Grey County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. 

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On June 18, 2016 at 12:17 p.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a collision involving a pedestrian on Highway 9 in Kincardine Township. 

Officers arrived with Bruce County paramedics to find a Silver minivan was involved in the crash. The pedestrian was air lifted to a London hospital with life threatening injuries. The OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigation unit is assisting the South Bruce OPP with this investigation.

The investigation is ongoing

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or send a web-tip to crimestop-gb.org, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Charges have yet to be proven in Court

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