Transport truck collides with an ambulance on Highway 102

Incident Date
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 09:30
Incident Number
P19030808
Location
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2019-03-11

On March 10th, 2019, at approximately 7:30pm, Thunder Bay Police, Superior North Emergency Medial Services and Thunder Bay Fire were at the scene of a single motor vehicle collision involving a transport truck which had rolled onto its side on Highway 102 near Law Road.

Another transport truck, which was eastbound on Highway 102, collided with the ambulance at the scene. At the time of the collision two paramedics, a police officer and the the original transport truck driver involved in the collision were inside the ambulance.

The collision forced the ambulance in an eastbound direction striking another police officer and a firefighter who were standing outside the ambulance.

Thankfully all the parties involved in this collision sustained non-life threatening injuries only.

The transport truck driver who collided with the ambulance, a 43 year old male from Port Coquitlam British Columbia, has been charged with Careless Driving under the Highway Traffic Act for causing this collision.

Dawson Road was closed for several hours while evidence was gathered at the scene. The roadway has since been reopened.

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