(THUNDER BAY, ON) - On September 7, 2018, at approximately 10:52pm, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Shuniah Fire and Emergency Services and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a report of a single vehicle collision that occurred on Sunnyside Beach Road in the Municipality of Shuniah.
The driver of a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) lost control, causing the vehicle to rollover several times before coming to rest. One of the passengers, a 17 year old female was ejected from the vehicle. She was transported to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries. The driver and two other passengers did not sustain injuries.
A 17 year old female from Fort William First Nation was charged with:
-Novice Driver - Blood Alcohol Content Above 0 contrary to section 44.1(3) of the Highway Traffic Act,
-Driver Fail to Surrender Licence contrary to section 33(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.
The investigation is continuing.