Posts Tagged ‘OPP’

OPP respond to single-vehicle rollover in Watford

Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate a single motor vehicle rollover collision on eastbound Highway 402 near First School Road which took place Wednesday (July 16) just before 3 a.m. A driver of a transport truck had called in the accident and the OPP, fire services and Lambton EMS all responded to the scene. A […]

OPP charge driver in last week’s collision with fence incident

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A 21-year-old male driver from Lloydminster, Alta., has been charged with careless driving and failure to remain at the scene following the investigation of a single-vehicle crash in Point Edward last Thursday (June 12). Lambton OPP say an investigation of the early morning incident, which resulted in damage to a fence and vehicles near the […]

OPP urging caution for operators of off-road vehicles and motorcycles during long weekend

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The Ontario Provincial Police is reporting that off-road vehicle (ORV) deaths have reached a four-year high and the causal factors have the OPP concerned heading into the Victoria Day Long Weekend. A total of 20 people died in ORV incidents in OPP jurisdiction during 2013, compared to 12 in 2012, 14 in 2011 and 17 in 2010.  Of the 20 fatalities in 2013, 13 of them were […]

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

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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 […]