On Thurday December 19, 2019 shortly after 8:00 pm officers from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Northumberland EMS and the Hamilton Township Fire Department responded to a serious two vehicle collision on County Road 2 between Apple Orchard Road and Lovshin Road just west of the town of Cobourg.
The collision involved a white Chrysler passenger van that was travelling westbound and a black Chevrolet SUV that was travelling eastbound. Both drivers were transported to a local area hospital to be treated for injuries. The driver of the passenger van was later air lifted to a Toronto area hospital with serious injuries.
County Road 2 was closed for several hours while OPP members trained in collision reconstruction measured and documented the scene.
As a result of the investigation Scotland WHARRAM (age 48) of Cobourg, Ontario was charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with:
Operation Causing Bodily Harm
The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in court on a later date this year.