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Driver injured after car leaves Hwy. 400, rolls down hill

Crash happened shortly before 9 a.m. south of Essa Road; all lanes have reopened
Emergency crews responded to a crash Wednesday morning after a vehicle left Highway 400 near Essa Road. The car rolled down a hill into a drainage ditch.

Provincial police say the female driver of a car involved in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 400 in Barrie this morning has been sent to local hospital with minor injuries.

At 8:55 a.m. on April 17, Ontario Provincial Police received a call about a vehicle that had left the highway's southbound lanes, just south of Essa Road, and rolled down a hill into a ditch, Const. Nicola Morris told BarrieToday.

There is no word on any charges as the investigation is ongoing. 

The highway has fully reopened to traffic.

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Kevin Lamb picked up a camera in 2000 and by 2005 was freelancing for the Barrie Examiner newspaper until its closure in 2017. He is an award-winning photojournalist, with his work having been seen in many news outlets across Canada and internationally
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