Wintertime’s First Visit Results in Spate of Crashes
Springwater Fire Dealt With Nine Collisions in Less Than an Hour
The first significant snowfall of the season has left first responders pretty fatigued.
Emergency services responded to dozens of calls over the course of the day. The Barrie 360 police scanner was running a mile a minute Tuesday afternoon and evening, while the @Barrie360alerts twitter feed kept on top of everything.
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Springwater Fire says it responded to nine crashes in one hour.
Last evening’s snow created 9 MVC calls in a little under an hour. IG
— Springwater Fire (@SpringwaterFIRE) November 14, 2018
Police are warning motorists to adapt to the changing winter conditions.
One of two significant crashes in Central Region last night. This collision in #OrilOPP area sent two people to hospital with serious injuries. Like it or not #WinterDriving is upon us. Decrease your speed and increase your following distance. Be safe everyone. ^jf pic.twitter.com/pRf9vffYWA
— OPP Central (@OPP_CR) November 14, 2018