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BREAKING NEWS: Male driver killed in Highway 12 crash

Female passenger taken to Toronto hospital with 'life-threatening' injuries; OPP still investigating crash
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Orillia OPP Const. Martin Hill is pictured at the scene of a fatal crash at the intersection of Highway 12 and Plum Point Road.

NEWS RELEASE
ORILLIA OPP
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The Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 12 at Plum Point Road in Ramara Township.

On Saturday, Orillia OPP were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 12 at Plum Point Road. 

Police arrived on the scene where Ramara Fire Department and County of Simcoe Paramedic Services (CSPS) were tending to injured persons. CSPS transported two people to Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The male driver was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The female passenger was then transported to a Toronto area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The OPP Central Region Technical Collision Investigation Unit (TCI) along with a Collision Reconstructionist was called in to assist with the investigation.

Preliminary investigation suggests that the vehicle driven by the deceased turned left onto Highway 12 from Plum Point Road and was struck by a vehicle travelling south bound.

The Orillia OPP continues to investigate this incident. 

If anyone witnessed this or has information regarding the circumstances they are encouraged to contact the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122.

Members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities.

If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or visit Crime Stoppers at: www.crimestopperssdm.com or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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