The Killaloe OPP attended two car-deer collisions last week that resulted in damaged guard rails.
On November 8, 2022, just before 5:30 a.m., police responded to a single vehicle collision involving a pickup truck on 60 Highway, in the Township of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards. The 31-year-old driver from Bancroft swerved to avoid a deer and struck several guard rails. The vehicle was towed. There were no reported injuries.
On November 10, 2022, just before 2 p.m., police responded to a single vehicle collision involving a passenger car on Combermere Road, in the Township of Madawaska Valley. The 33-year-old driver from Barry’s Bay, swerved to avoid a deer and struck several guard rails. The vehicle was towed. Minor injuries were reported.
Renfrew County Roads and the Ministry of Transportation were notified about the damaged guard rails.
Swerving to avoid an animal can result in a loss of control of your vehicle, placing you at greater risk of injury. Please drive safely.