Early morning crash sends driver to hospital

Published on: Jun 24, 2024 | Categories:

This morning at 5:03 a.m., the Barrie Police Service was made aware of a collision that had occurred on Essa Rd. south of Salem Rd. in the City of Barrie.

Upon arrival at the scene, police located the male who was operating the involved motor vehicle that was travelling northbound on Essa Rd., lost control, left the roadway and came to rest on its roof in a heavily wooded area. Police have determined that the collision occurred at approximately 2:00 a.m.

The 26-year-old male driver was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for a serious head injury.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Barrie Police Traffic Unit and investigators are requesting that anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has dash camera video of a white coloured Jeep travelling in the area at or prior to 2:00 a.m., to please contact Detective Constable Langdon by email at [email protected].

Occurrence #: BA24035462
Prepared by: Corporate Communications Coordinator Peter Leon
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