One Dead, Another In Hospital After Car Veers Into Hole At Water Main Break

The car went into the hole while water main repairs were being made at Big Bay Point Road and Yonge Street

April 8th

Barrie Police confirm one person is dead following a crash at the scene of a south end water main break.

The 69-year-old female passenger of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at local hospital. The 78-year-old male driver remains in Toronto trauma centre with what Barrie Police call life-threatening injuries.

Police say the vehicle burst through the barriers at the Yonge and Big Bay Point road closure, falling into the hole dug to repair the broken water main, just before 3:00 Saturday afternoon. The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

April 7th

Police continue to investigate a crash that sent two to hospital.

While water main repairs were being made Saturday at Big Bay Point Road and Yonge Street the car burst through barriers and into a hole.

The condition of the people in hospital is unknown