North Bay OPP says drivers of two vehicles that were involved in a head on collision last Friday night on Highway 17 between Gormanville Road and Algonquin Avenue suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police say charges are pending as the collision is under investigation by the OPP.


North Bay OPP say they investigated 42 motor vehicle collisions last month.

1 involved a fatality and 10 included personal injuries.

As well, officers investigated 13 violent crimes, 24 property crimes, 4 drug related incidents and two impaired driving occurrences.

(weekend overall)

North Bay OPP say they had a busy weekend with 96 calls for service.

Of note there were 10 motor vehicle collisions, 23 traffic complaints and 3 suspended drivers were charged.

As well, there were dozens of checks on hunters with the goal of ensuring all the safety rules are being followed.


The tips for hunters include all hunters must wear solid hunter orange clothing (a minimum of 400 square inches or 2,580 square centimetres above the waist) and a hunter orange head cover during gun seasons for deer, moose and elk.
Police point out outside the gun seasons for deer, moose and elk these requirements also apply to bear hunters who are not hunting from a tree stand.
Hunters are advised to handle firearms with care and attention at all times.
Hunters must never shoot unless they are absolutely sure of their target and what lies beyond it.
It is illegal to discharge a firearm from across the travelled portion of a right of way for public vehicular traffic.
In many parts of Ontario it is also illegal to have a loaded firearm, or discharge a firearm, in any part of the right of way.
and it is illegal to carry a loaded firearm in or on any vehicle.

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