(BRANT TWP, ON) - On May 16, 2020 at 1:18 p.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) entering the Saugeen River near Concession 2 in Brant Township. Officers arrived at the dispatch location to find that the rider was unaccounted for.
Members of the West Region OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and an OPP Canine Unit were called to help the South Bruce OPP search for the missing rider, a 15-year-old from the Municipality of North Huron.
The teen was located in the Saugeen River and brought to shore by members of the Hanover Fire Department. They were transported to a local hospital with serious life-threatening injuries.
OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) are assisting the South Bruce OPP with this incident.
The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.