Shared: Southern Georgian Bay OPP charge snowmobiler with careless operation after collision
Members of the Southern Georgian Bay OPP’s snowmobile patrol unit were dispatched at 11:55 p.m. on Feb. 2 to a report of a snowmobile crash in the area of South Bay in Georgian Bay Township.
OPP officers, Georgian Bay Township Fire Service and Simcoe County Paramedic Services located a lone injured male on the west side of South Bay where the OFSC trails 19 and 16 transition from the ice surface to a land trail.
The OPP officers located the male driver at a cottage and due to the remoteness of the location transported emergency services personnel to the cottage to initially treat the male.
Officers then transported the injured male in a rescue sled obtained from a nearby marina to an awaiting ambulance. The male was transported to a nearby…