Driver Charged in Collision


On August 13, 2018, shortly before 12:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on Highway 108 in the City of Elliot Lake.

Investigation determined a vehicle was pulling out onto Highway 108 from a local coffee shop parking lot attempting to access the southbound lane when it collided with a north vehicle.

One driver sustained minor injuries and was taken to local hospital by Algoma Paramedic Services. Both vehicles were towed.

As a result of the investigation, Agnieszka PIEKA, 35 years of age from Elliot Lake, Ontario was issued a provincial offence notice and charged with: Fail to yield to traffic on through highway, contrary to section 136(1)(b) of the Highway Traffic Act.