Car collides with farm equipment in Malahide

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Elgin OPP responded to a collision involving a farm vehicle and car resulting in two people being sent to hospital with minor injuries.

The collision occurred Thursday, September 4 at approximately 11:33 .a.m. on John Wise Line, just east of Springwater Road, Malahide Township.

A Jeep pulling a tobacco trailer was traveling west on John Wise Line and was being followed by a Chrysler car. Investigation revealed that the car pulled out to pass the Jeep just as the Jeep began turning left (south) into a field. The car collided with the Jeep and trailer causing extensive damage to the Chrysler car. The Jeep and trailer suffered minor damage.

The driver of the Jeep, a 26-year-old man from Trinidad was not injured in the collision.

The driver of the Chrysler, a 69-year-old woman from Vienna, along with her 15-year-old female passenger from Denmark, were transported to hospital with minor injuries. They have since been released.

Police continue to investigate, all parties were wearing seatbelts, distracted driving and alcohol were not a factor.

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