Serious Accident at Sand River…

Published on: Mar 17, 2005


Michipicoten Volunteer Fire Department preparing to remove the roof in order to extricate the injured occupant.

Shortly before 4:00 p.m. this afternoon (March 17) the Michipicoten Volunteer Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident between a float truck and a car, by the Sand River south of Wawa on Highway 17. A unidentified male victim was trapped in his vehicle and required extrication.


The remains of the vehicle.

The Superior East Detachment of the OPP had one lane closed during that time. The patient has suffered grave injuries and as this was posted (6:25 p.m.) he was to be flown out by air ambulance. This press release will be updated as further details are known.



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