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Truck driver charged in fatal crash

publisher Jun 7, 2018 - 2:54pm

A Mississauga man has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death following an investigation into an August 21, 2017 multi-vehicle collision on Highway 401 that claimed the life of Kimberly Oosting, 32, of Rivière Beaudette.

Sarbjot Pander, 21, is to appear in Alexandria court July 4 to face the charge.

He was driving a westbound tractor trailer that collided with a westbound passenger vehicle that then struck other vehicles, reports the Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment.

Update: Road to be closed for extended time

publisher May 8, 2018 - 11:21am

A section of Highway 138 in South Stormont will remain closed for an extended period of time following a two-vehicle collision between Quail and McDonald Roads.

Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 10:08 am, a passenger vehicle was travelling northbound on Highway 138 when, for reasons under investigation, crossed into the southbound lane and collided head-on with a southbound tractor-trailer. The man driving the passenger vehicle was taken to hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries. The tractor-trailer driver was taken to hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries.

As the investigation continues, a section of Highway 138 between Quail Road and McDonald Road is closed to traffic with indicated detours in place.

Woman charged in head-on crash

publisher May 2, 2018 - 3:31pm

A 61-year-old woman from South Glengarry has been charged with failing to yield to traffic following a head-on collision on County Road 43 Monday. The woman was entering County Road 43 from County Road 20 when her car collided with a pick-up truck driven by a 55-year-old North Glengarry man, reports the Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment. The woman was transported to hospital with serious non-life-threatening injuries. The man suffered minor injuries.

70-year-old hurt in plane crash

publisher Sep 26, 2017 - 10:38am

A  70-year-old pilot was seriously injured when the plane he was flying crashed Monday at about 6 p.m. near Airport Road in South Glengarry.

The lone occupant of the C-Plane "Buckeneer" was located about four hours later in a wooded area southwest of the Cornwall Regional Airport.

Ontario Provincial Police officers and emergency medical services personnel were exposed to aviation fuel and fumes and were subsequently sent to hospital where they were treated and later released.

The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) and Ministry of Environment (MOE) were notified and will be involved in the fuel clean-up.

This incident prompted a massive search involving various law enforcement agencies on both sides of the border. The Joint Rescue Coordinator Center (JRCC) at 8-Wing CFB Trenton, three marine units from the RCMP, OPP and the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, as well as a helicopter from the New York State Police, searched the area.

Driver seriously injured

publisher Apr 18, 2017 - 12:51pm

A man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision which occurred at about 11:30 a.m on Highway 138 north of Sand Road, closing a section of 138 between County Roads 43 (Monkland) and 15 (Moose Creek.)

Police say a southbound passenger vehicle crossed into the north lane and collided head-on with a transport truck. The driver and lone occupant of the passenger vehicle was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The truck driver was not hurt.

Charges pending

richard Jul 21, 2015 - 9:49am

“Charges are pending” as the investigation into a bus-tractor trailer crash on Highway 401 near Lancaster in late June continues, says Sgt. Norm Marion, of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment.
Sgt. Marion, during his bi-monthly report to South Glengarry council and administration on Monday night, added that two women who were among the 25 injured remain in hospital, “but are expected to make a full recovery.”

2 airlifted

richard Jun 23, 2015 - 4:48pm

Approximately 15 passengers were injured in a collision between a double-decker bus and a tractor trailer June 23 at about 2:30 p.m. on the Highway 401 westbound lane east of Lancaster.
Two of the injured were airlifted to hospitals.
The other 30 passengers were transported to the Williamstown arena awaiting alternate transportation.
The westbound 401 is closed in that area.