OPP Reports

Caledon Backyard ATV Collision: One Child, One Adult With Life-Threatening Injuries

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Submitted to Just Sayin' Caledon

Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) collision in the backyard of a residence on Innis Lake Road, in the Town of Caledon.

On Saturday, July 31, 2021 at approximately 8:55pm, an ATV being operated in the backyard of a residence was involved in a collision.  All riders of the vehicle were ejected and sustained injury.  An adult rider and child rider were transported to hospital with life-threating injuries.  The third rider, a child, sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Collision Reconstructionists from the OPP Highway Safety Division are assisting with the investigation. Investigators are looking to see if a lack of safety equipment, may have played a role in the injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is being asked to contact the OPP Caledon Detachment – (905) 584-2241.

Caledon OPP would like to remind ATV operators that even though many see these vehicles as “Toys”, responsible use and proper safety equipment should always be used to prevent a fun time turning into a tragic event.

ATV operators are reminded to:

  • Always wear a comfortable, well-fitted and fastened approved helmet
  • Never drink and ride
  • Take a safety course and get to know your equipment
  • Stay in control and ride within your skill level
  • Know your responsibilities wherever you ride
  • Let someone know your trip or activity plans

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