Fatal Collision In Oro-Medonte Claims The Life Of Barrie Resident


The Orillia OPP are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision in Oro-Medonte.

On May 6, 2023, just before 11 p.m., Orillia OPP, Simcoe County Paramedic Service and Township of Oro-Medonte Fire, were dispatched to Ridge Road between Line 4 and Line 3 South for a report of a single vehicle rollover collision.

Four vehicle occupants were located.

One person was transported to hospital, where they were pronounced deceased. A second person was transported by Ornge to a Toronto-area trauma centre with serious, life-threatening injuries and two other occupants with minor injuries were transported to local hospital.

The deceased has been identified as an 18-year-old male of Barrie. The name of the male was not released.

The OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team attended the collision scene to assist with the investigation. Ridge Road was closed for several hours for the investigation and has since been re-opened.

The investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story and more details will be released as they become available.


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