(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A south side collision has resulted in property damage after suffering a massive heart attack.
A truck has left the roadway, and collided with a parked truck in a driveway. It’s possible yet undetermined if the truck also collided with the garage.
Witnesses on the scene tell TRCCTB that a person was removed from the truck. They were on a stretcher and were covered with a blanket, a tell tale sign of a deceased person.
The cause of the accident is believed to be a massive heart attack, according to a family member, and as of the time of publishing this article, no one else was reported injured.
Thunder Bay Fire Rescue, Superior North EMS, and Thunder Bay Police Service responded to the scene.
The investigation continues as police hold the scene.
*** UPDATE: The woman that was involved in this collision may have been revived by paramedics, according to a witness on the scene. More information will come as it becomes available.
*** UPDATE: A family member reached out to us and informed us that the woman had to be revived twice and is in critical condition due to a massive heart attack. Our thoughts are with the family.
*** UPDATE: Thunder Bay Police Media Release below, notice how they left out the woman had vital signs absent and had to be revived twice.
On September 6th, 2018, at approximately 1018hrs, Thunder Bay Police were dispatched to the intersection of Walsh Street at Brown Street for a motor vehicle collision.
The collision involved a Silver Dodge pickup truck, driven by a 56 year old Thunder Bay female, which was travelling westbound on Walsh Street and rear ended a Silver Hyundia, driven by a 86 year old Thunder Bay male, at the intersection of Brown Street.
The Silver Dodge pickup truck then continued in a northwest direction colliding with a house and a parked vehicle at the northwest corner of the intersection.
The driver of the Dodge truck was transported to hospital in serious condition and is receiving medical treatment. The driver of the Hyundia was not injured. It is believed that a medical issue precipitated the collision.
The intersection was closed to all traffic for several hours while collision investigators from the Traffic unit gathered evidence. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Thunder Bay Police Traffic Unit at 807-684-1276.
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