Area OPP Police Press Releases

Helmetless 13 Year Old Airlifted After Collision With Concrete Wall

(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) – On December 26, 2020, at approximately 1:30 p.m.  Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services and the Wellington North Fire Service responded to a collision involving a snowmobile at an address on Second Line in the Township of Wellington North. 

It was reported that a 13-year-old youth was operating a snowmobile on a farm property. The youth lost control of the snowmobile and collided with a concrete barn wall. The operator was not wearing a helmet.

The youth was transported to a local hospital and later flown by Ornge air ambulance to a trauma centre with serious injuries.

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