Napanee collision involving tractor results in ‘life-altering injuries’

Two people have been left with “serious injuries” after a collision in Napanee over the weekend, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

Lennox and Addington County OPP block off South Shore Road at Concession Road 3 in Napanee following a collision involving a car and a farming tractor on Saturday, Jul. 9 2022. Photo by Cris Vilela.

The collision, which involved a car with two people inside and a farming tractor with a lone driver, occurred on Saturday, Jul. 9, 2022, just after 2 p.m. The car and the tractor collided on South Shore Road near Concession Road 3 and Quaker Hill Road. Frontenac Paramedic Services, Greater Napanee Fire Services, Lennox and Addington EMS, and Loyalist Fire and Rescue attended the scene, where two people – those who were driving in the car – were quickly assessed and rushed to hospital.

The collision scene after those involved in the collision had been tended to by Frontenac Paramedics, Napanee Fire Services, Loyalist Fire and Rescue and the OPP. Photo by Cris Vilela.

According to the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County OPP, the two occupants of the car sustained “serious, life-altering injuries.” The tractor driver suffered minor injuries, as well, the OPP said in a press release on Monday, Jul. 11, 2022. OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) attended the scene as part of the subsequent investigation into the collision.

“GNES (Greater Napanee Emergency Services) and crews from Loyalist extricated 2 patients from this scene road still closed with OPP investigation ongoing. Thanks to OPP Loyalist and EMS,” said Greater Napanee Deputy Fire Chief Bill Hammond on Twitter.

The roadway in the area remained closed well into the night on Saturday, Jul. 9, 2022. Currently, the collision remains under investigation, the OPP said.

While the OPP are not currently looking for additional witness to the collision, anyone who may have information regarding this collision that has not been shared with police can contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Kingstonist will provide further details if/when more information becomes available.

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