Area OPP Police Press Releases

One Airlifted Following Collision

(ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH TWP, ON) – On September 3, 2021 at 6:56 a.m., the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single vehicle collision along Nile Road in Ashfield-Colborne-Wawnosh Township. Officers arrived to find that a passenger vehicle had collided with a tree.

The driver of the vehicle has been air-lifted to a London hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

The Nile Road has been closed between Blyth Road and Lucknow Line for the protection of emergency responders. Motorists are asked to respect the closure and avoid the incident area.

Members of the OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) unit are assisting the Huron County OPP with this investigation.

The investigation is in its early stages, updates will be provided as they become available.

The Huron County OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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