Serious Injuries Sustained


On July 17, 2015 at approximately 4:50 a.m. Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance Echo Bay Fire Department responded to a single off-road vehicle collision in the 300 block of Lakeview Road.

A two seater side by side utility vehicle (UTV) carrying the driver and four passengers left the roadway and rolled over. The five occupants, four males and one female who range in age from 16 – 22 years, were transported to hospital by Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Three males and one female received non-life threating injuries and the other male is listed in serious condition.

Lakeview road was closed between Bar River road and Lake George Road for several hours while members of the Northeast Region OPP Technical collision Unit conducted their investigation.

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating any witnesses that may have been in the area at that time. Any person with information regarding this collision may contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.
The investigation is continuing.