Three injured after driver loses control of truck north of Wingham

MORRIS-TURNBERRY – Three men were injured in an early morning truck crash north of Wingham today.

The driver of a blue Ford F-150 pickup truck was travelling southbound when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway.  The vehicle left the roadway, rolled and came to rest in the east ditch.

Police, Huron County paramedics and Wingham Area fire department were dispatched just after 8 a.m.

Three occupants were in the vehicle.  The male driver, 26, and male passenger, 34, have been transported to Wingham and District Hospital with minor injuries.  The third occupant, a 22-year-old male passenger has been transported to hospital in Wingham with major injuries.

Members from the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigation team are currently on scene investigating.  The roadway has been closed at Bok Line and Howick-Turnberry Road.  Please take alternate routes to avoid travel delays.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Huron County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. 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.


Huron County OPP have also provided an update on a collision on Huron Road in the Municipality of Huron East on Nov. 19 at 11 p.m.

An eastbound grey Ford Taurus crossed the centre line and collided with a westbound black Honda Civic about 350 metres east of Sanctuary Line. Alcohol was not a factor and the reason the driver crossed the center line is not known.

The 23-year-old female driver of the Ford, who is from Morris-Turnberry, has been charged with careless driving.  She sustained minor injuries and was transported to Clinton Public Hospital.  Her 28-year-old male passenger from Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh sustained major injuries and was transported to Seaforth Public Hospital.

The driver of the Civic, a 54-year-old male from Stratford was treated for minor injuries at Clinton Public Hospital.  His passenger, a 43-year-old male also from Stratford was transported to Seaforth Public Hospital with major injuries.

Clinton Fire Department and Huron County EMS attended the scene.

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