Posts Tagged ‘OPP’

Another massive pile up on Highway 402 closes westbound lanes Tuesday evening

Lambton OPP say eight transport trucks and two fire service vehicles were involved in a multi-vehicle collision on westbound Highway 402 Tuesday evening, a mishap that resulted in at least five people going to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The accident, which occurred around 7:30 p.m. between Oil Heritage Road and Mandaumin Road, resulted in [...]

OPP respond to animal cruelty incident in Forest; chemicals found after search warrant

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On March 14, 2014 just before 5:30 p.m. Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers became involved in an animal cruelty investigation. During the investigation one 22 -year-old male from Forest was taken into custody where he remains at this time. Also, OPP officers executed a search warrant at a residential address on MacKenzie street in Forest [...]

OPP to motorists: please slow down

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The storm is over but right now as of mid-morning Friday (March 14), Lambton OPP were dealing with as many as five vehicles in the ditch on eastbound Highway 402 between Mandaumin Road and Oil Heritage Line. Slow down was the key message in a news release by the OPP. “There are no collisions or [...]

OPP reports another pile up on eastbound 402 with officer injured, hospitalized

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Lambton OPP along with Lambton Emergency Medical Services and Sarnia firefighters all responded to the a multi-vehicle collision that took place just before 2:00 p.m. March 12, 2014. The collision occurred in the east bound lanes of the 402 highway just east of Airport road. During the event, one OPP officer was struck while he [...]

OPP launches distracted driving campaign


Distracted driving was cited as the number one killer on OPP patrolled roads in 2013 and Lambton OPP says its officers will be doing their best to ensure this doesn’t happen in 2014. The distracted driving campaign runs from March 8, 2014 – March 14, 2014 across the Province of Ontario and Lambton officers will be participating [...]

After nine collisions on 402, OPP reminds drivers to take care

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Weather passing through the area on January 30, 2014 challenged drivers in Lambton County, especially on Highway 402. Lambton OPP responded to nine collisions, including a rollover as drivers dealt with the weather that brought, at times, blowing snow with white out conditions. No major injuries were reported. Motorists know that winter driving conditions can [...]

Canada Border Services and local first responders test emergency response measures at Blue Water Bridge

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An emergency preparedness exercise at the Canadian Blue Water Bridge Monday morning (Oct. 21) created a sense of excitement as area first responders teamed up with officers from the Canada Border Services Agency to test their response procedures. The exercise began at 8:15 a.m. with a simulation of traffic control measures. For a short period [...]

Wind turbine protest may result in Hwy 402 closures, say OPP

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Lambton OPP say they are ready to put public safety first in response to plans by anti-wind turbine activists to take their protest to eastbound Highway 402 on Saturday (Oct. 19). The OPP says it has received word of a possible demonstration between Forest Road and Centre Road in Strathroy, beginning at 10 a.m. As [...]

OPP say they’re continuing to investigate Sunday morning Oil Springs break in

Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate a break in at a home in the 4500 block of Oil Springs Line that occurred Sunday (Sept. 1) around 5:30 a.m.  

OPP say they’ll be on the lookout for drivers who are texting or phoning

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With the last of the summer long weekends only days away, the OPP are giving advance notice that they will be honing in on distracted drivers as part of the heightened enforcement they have planned over the Labour Day weekend. With kids heading back to school next week, distracted driving is of particular concern to [...]