Fatal Collision on Highway 129


On Thursday July 10 at 7:55 pm, officers from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 129 approximately 50 kilometers north of Highway 17.

The vehicle left the highway, went through the guard rail and came to rest upside down in the Mississaugi River.  As a result of the collision, Shawn GIBBONS age 34 of Mindemoya, Ontario was trapped in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing with the assistance of the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigation (TTCI).