BANCROFT — Six people were hurt — two seriously — in two crashes over the weekend in Hastings Highlands and Faraday townships
On Saturday the 17th of April 2010 Officers from the Bancroft detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to the report of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of South Baptiste Lake Road and Y Road in the Municipality of Hastings Highlands.
Investigation revealed that a Chevrolet SUV turned left from Y Road onto South Baptiste Lake Road and struck a Dodge van that was travelling east on South Baptiste Lake Road.
The male driver of the Chevrolet SUV, 53 year old Philip Netusic of Bancroft, Ontario sustained injury and was transported to Quinte Healthcare North Hastings by ambulance.
The female driver of the Dodge van, 40 year old Tamekio Coulas of Bancroft, Ontario and the 7 year old female passenger were also transported the Quinte Healthcare North Hastings with injuries.
Mr Netusic and Mrs Coulas were both transported to Kingston General Hospital for further treatment of their injuries. The 7 year old was treated and released from Quinte Healthcare North Hastings.
On Sunday the 18th of April 2010 the Bancroft OPP were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 28 at the intersection of Siddon Lake Road in Faraday Township. Investigation revealed that a Ford truck was travelling north on Highway 28 and started to turn left onto Siddon Lake Road. The truck struck a Hyundi SUV that was travelling on Highway 28.
The male driver of the Ford truck, 49 year old Joseph Vatour of Bancroft, Ontario and his 47 year old male passenger also of Bancroft were transported by ambulance to Quinte Healthcare North Hastings with injuries. Both were treated and released from hospital.
The male driver of the Hyundi SUV, 60 year old Valentin Turk of Weston, Ontario and his 64 year old male passenger of Toronto, Ontario were transported by ambulance to Quinte Healthcare North Hastings with injuries. Both were treated and released from hospital.
Investigation is continuing in relation both the collisions.