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Motor Vehicle Collision (Property Damage)

Media Release

At 11:41 am, on the 14th of March, 2018, a two motor vehicle collision occurred on Division Street just north of Veronica Street in the southbound lanes.  As a result of the collision a natural gas line was struck and ruptured.  Union Gas, the Cobourg Fire Department and EMS attended the collision. 

A restaurant in the area of the collision and gas stations were temporarily evacuated as a precaution.  Union Gas capped off the gas line and services were returned to normal.  No persons involved in the collision were transported to the hospital.

As a result of the Police Investigation, one driver was charged with Change Lane Not in Safety contrary to the Highway Traffic Act, which carries a fine of $110.00.

Questions may be directed to the Cobourg Police Service, Community Engagement and Response Team Sergeant Richardson by contacting 905-372-6821 ext 2281 or by email: michael.richardson@cobourgpolice.com