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14 Year Old From Stratford Sustains Serious Injuries In ATV Collision

(PERTH EAST, ON) – On Tuesday July 13 2021, just after 8:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Perth County Paramedic Services, and the Perth East Fire Department responded to a single vehicle collision involving an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) in the Township of Perth East.

It was determined that the driver, a 14-year-old resident of Stratford, was operating an ATV on Road 130 near Perth Line 36, when they lost control. As a result, the driver was ejected and sustained life-altering injuries. They were transported to a local hospital, and then taken to another regional trauma centre.

The road was closed for most of the night while the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team attended and assisted with the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.

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