Cruiser crash in West Guilford
An OPP cruiser wound up in a ditch in West Guilford on the evening of Friday, April 29.
Haliburton Highlands OPP confirmed that at approximately 6:30 p.m. there was a single-vehicle collision at Highway 118 and Kennisis Lake Road involving a marked police cruiser. According to police, the officer was pulling up to the scene of a collision, the front tire slipping off the shoulder and into the culvert. The officer was the sole occupant of the vehicle and police say an investigation is ongoing.
The crash is the second such one in about six months. On Nov. 11, a single-vehicle collision involving an OPP cruiser took place along County Road 21, the cruiser ending up slanted against a phone pole on a resident's lawn.
The cause of that crash has not been released.