2 men hurt in snowmobile crashes near Bancroft

Ontario Provincial Police press release

BANCROFT – On Friday the 03rd of February 2012, the Bancroft detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received the report of a snowmobile collision on a snowmobile trail in the Municipality of Hastings Highlands.

Investigation revealed that a Yamaha snowmobile entered a ditch and rolled onto the driver.

William Huber, 50, of Alymer, Ontario was transported by vehicle to St. Francais Memorial Hospital in Barry’s Bay. Mr. Huber sustained major injuries as a result of the collision.

On Saturday the 04th of February 2012, the Bancroft OPP was dispatched to the report of a snowmobile collision on Baptiste Lake in the Municipality of Hastings Highlands.

Investigation revealed that an Arctic Cat snowmobile struck a piece of ice on the lake and the driver fell off.

Kenneth Hubbeard, 52,  of Fraserville, Ontario was transported by vehicle to Quinte Healthcare North Hastings with minor injuries.

There were no charges laid in either of the collisions and both drivers were wearing helmets.

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