Snowmobiler thrown from sled after it hits rock in lake
TINY TOWNSHIP – A 56-year-old snowmobiler was airlifted to hospital in Toronto with serious injuries Sunday after he was thrown off his sled when it hit a rock in a lake.
Police say that on February 2, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Southern Georgian Bay OPP, Tiny Fire Department and SimcoeCounty paramedics responded to a 911 call about a snowmobile driver who had been thrown from his sled and was lying on the ice just off shore in the Michaud Point area.
An OPP investigation with the assistance of our OPP Snowmobile, ATV and Vessel Enforcement (S.A.V.E.) Unit and our Central Region Technical Traffic Collision Investigation (T.T.C.I.) Unit revealed that a snowmobile operator while operating his snow vehicle on a section of ice off shore and struck a large rock ejecting him from his vehicle.
As a result of this collision the snowmobile operator, a 56-year-old male from Tiny Twp., was been airlifted to Sunnybrook Health Science Centre Hospital in Toronto with very serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
Police say the investigation into this serious snow vehicle collision is ongoing.
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