Carleton Place – On September 5, 2017 at approximately 7:06pm Carleton Place Ontario Provincial Police attended a single motor vehicle collision on McNeely Ave in the Town of Carleton Place. It had been reported that a passenger vehicle had struck a traffic light.
Paramedics and the Ocean Wave Fire department also attended to assist with the collision scene and the road was closed for a short time.
One person from the vehicle was taken to hospital with minor injuries. There were no injuries to any other people outside of the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle, 54 year old Richard Poirier from Ottawa was charged with Careless Driving under the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario.