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Senior suffers serious injuries after being struck by car

78-year-old Tiny Township resident was flown to Toronto hospital; OPP still investigating weekend incident
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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TINY TOWNSHIP - Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded at 11:12 a.m. on Dec. 21, 2019 to a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle on Baseline Road near Ellery Side Road in Tiny Township.

Attending officers along with County of Simcoe Paramedic Services and Tiny Township Fire Services tended to the female pedestrian who suffered serious injuries in the crash.

The pedestrian, a 78-year-old Tiny resident was transported to Georgian Bay General Hospital by County of Simcoe Paramedics where she was flown by Ornge to a Toronto area hospital for further treatment of her injuries.

A section of Baseline Road remained closed until 5:25 p.m. on Dec. 21, 2019 for members of the OPP Technical Traffic Investigators to complete their scene investigation.

Officers from the Southern Georgian Bay OPP Detachment investigated 11 vehicle collisions from Dec. 20 to Dec. 22, 2019 on area roadways.

Police remind motorists that an essential part of the enforcement job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways and trails. Educating the public about safe driving practices is a priority.

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