Muskoka To-DAILY

Police administer first aid after early morning truck crash

BRACEBRIDGE — A police officer who came upon a vehicle accident early Sunday morning shortly after a truck went off the road at a Hwy. 11 offramp, began first aid before paramedics arrived.

Police are investigating the crash on the Highway 11 off ramp to Highway 118 East, Bracebridge.

They say that on May 18, at 3:04 a.m. an OPP officer on general patrol came across a crash on the Highway 11 northbound off ramp to Highway 118.

The officer began administering first aid immediately while waiting for paramedics.

The off ramp was closed while the OPP, paramedics, and the fire department responded to the crash scene.

The single pickup truck was found to have crashed into a rock-cut on the east side of the ramp, and came to rest on the west shoulder.

There were no other vehicles involved.

The two male occupants were found to have serious injuries due to the crash and were transported to the hospital.

The Technical Collision Investigators (TCI), and members of the Bracebridge detachment continue to conduct a thorough investigation to reveal the cause of the crash. There have been no charges laid as the investigation is on-going.

The ramp was open to traffic at 1:30 p.m. the same day.

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