Area OPP Police Press Releases

School Bus Involved In Head On Collision – One Deceased

(HURON EAST, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently on scene of a two-vehicle fatal crash that has taken place south of Ethel.

This morning at approximately 7:40 a.m., Huron County OPP, Perth County Paramedic Services and Grey Township Fire Department responded to the crash scene located on McNaught Line (Huron County Road #19) south of Cranbrook Road.

The preliminary investigation indicates a school bus was travelling northbound on McNaught Line when it collided head-on with a mini-van that was travelling southbound.

The lone occupant/driver of the minivan was pronounced deceased at the scene. The lone occupant/driver of the school bus has been transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Members from the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management & Enforcement (TIME) Team will be attending the scene to assist with the collision investigation.

The name of the deceased will be released pending next-of-kin notification. 

McNaught Line (Huron County Road #19) will be closed between St. Michael’s Road and Cranbrook Road for the next several hours. Please take an alternate route to avoid a delay.

Any person with information regarding this crash should immediately contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677. 

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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