Muskoka To-DAILY

Driver, 76, hits shoulder, rolls van, charged with failing stay in lane

BRACEBRIDGE — A 76-year-old man was taken to hospital Tuesday after he rolled his minivan on Hwy. 11 after hitting the shoulder and trying to correct his steering back onto the road.

Police say that on May 20, at about 4:40 p.m., officers from the Bracebridge detachment of the OPP, Muskoka Ambulance Service (EMS) and Bracebridge Fire Department were called to a single vehicle collision on Highway 11 northbound near Alpine Ranch Road.

From their initial investigation at the scene, it would appear the driver was travelling northbound and veered onto the right-hand shoulder for a period of time.

The driver then attempted to bring the vehicle back onto the highway causing the Dodge minivan to rollover.

The male driver was transported to South Muskoka Memorial Hospital (SMMH) for medical treatment.

The driver has been charged under the Highway Traffic Act with Fail to drive in marked lane.

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