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Cambridge man hurt in ATV crash near Midland

It happened Friday afternoon
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Update: The injured operator of the ATV has been identified as a 58 year old male of Cambridge, Ontario who remains in a trauma hospital being treated for his serious injuries sustained in the crash. The cause of the crash is still under investigation and investigators remind all ATV operators to wear all of the required safety equipment when enjoying the sport.

NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched at 4:44 p.m. June 26, 2020 along with County of Simcoe Paramedic Services and Tay Township Fire Services to a report of a ATV crash at the east end of Industrial Road in Victoria Harbour, Tay Township.

Attending emergency services located and triaged at the scene the lone driver who was suffering from serious injuries from an apparent single ATV roll over type crash and was transported to Georgian Bay General Hospital. The driver was later transferred to a trauma hospital by Ornge Air Ambulance Services for further treatment of injuries sustained in the crash. Officers have requested the assistance of the the OPP Central Region Technical Traffic Investigation Unit (TTCI) to determine the cause of the crash. This investigation is ongoing and an update will be provided when it becomes available.

OPP officers remind drivers that they will be taking all precautions available during this time to protect themselves and others while conducting investigations either at the roadside or at detachment. Calls from the public are always appreciated as road safety is paramount for all road users.

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