(MUNICIPALITY OF MEAFORD, ON) - The 7-year old girl who sustained injuries as a result of being struck by a motorcycle yesterday afternoon on Grey Road 29 in the Municipality of Meaford has been upgraded to fair condition.
Investigation revealed that the girl, who lives in Bognor, had run onto the roadway and was struck by a motorcycle travelling northbound on Grey Road 29. Speed was not a factor.
The operator of the motorcycle, a 45-year old male from Owen Sound, was transported to hospital with minor injuries and released.
No charges anticipated.
Grey County Emergency Services (EMS) and the Inter-Township Fire Department assisted at the scene.
Grey Road 29 between Main Street and John Street in Bognor was closed for a few hours for the purpose of the investigation.
(MUNICIPALITY OF MEAFORD, ON) - Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance of the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI), is currently investigating a collision involving a pedestrian on Grey Road 29, Bognor, in the Municipality of Meaford. The incident occurred shortly after 5:00 p.m. this evening, May 8, 2018.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the pedestrian had ran onto the roadway and was struck by a motorcycle travelling northbound on Grey Road 29.
The victim, a 7 year old girl, was transported via ambulance to the Owen Sound Regional Health Centre and then airlifted to a London hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Grey Road 29 is closed between Main Street and John Street in Bognor for the purpose of the investigation which is in its early stages.
Anyone with information which may assist is asked to contact Grey County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web tip at www.cstip.ca. You may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.