Area OPP Police Press Releases

19 Year Old Sent To Trauma Center After Forklift Incident

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – On July 15 2021 just before 10:00 a.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Perth County Paramedic Services responded to a serious workplace incident that occurred at a barn on Line 90, in the Municipality of North Perth.

An employee was injured while on a forklift.

The victim, a 19-year-old resident of Mapleton Township was transported to a local hospital, and later transferred to a trauma centre with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The Ministry of Labour (MOL) was contacted and is investigating. 

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