Police Lay Over 7000 Charges Over The Long Weekend

Posted: 2021-09-09 14:32:46 By: thebay

The OPP responded to four traffic fatalities over the Labour Day long weekend. Police say two people lost their lives in road collisions, while two others were killed in separate off-road vehicle incidents.

These latest incidents bring the number of fatalities to 180 on OPP-patrolled roads and 15 deaths on OPP-patrolled trails.

Officers laid a total of 7,331 traffic charges over the weekend. Speeding accounted for 4,877 of the offences, with an additional 151 stunt/racing charges laid.