GRAVENHURST, ON, April 28 /CNW/ - An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)
Officer attempted to stop the driver of a car being operated erratically on
south bound HWY. 11 near Beiers Road, 2:05 am. Saturday April 28, 2007.
For reasons yet to be determined, the driver fled southbound on HWY.11
when the OPP officer initiated a traffic stop. The fleeing car was then
involved in a single vehicle collision. The adult male driver, and sole
occupant of the fleeing car was transported by land ambulance to South Muskoka
Hosp. Bracebridge where he later died.
Traffic on Hwy. 11 south bound is currently being detoured but a single
restricted lane opening is anticipated at 8:00 am. North bound HWY.11 is open
The Province's Special Investigations Unit has been notified and is
attending. Further inquiries should be directed to SIU Communications at 416
For further information:
For further information: Contact: Constable Dave Allen, OPP Gavenhurst
Detachment., (705) 645-2211