Canada Protection Plan
Man airlifted following snowmobile collision on Rice Lake

Police are looking for information after two people were injured in a snowmobile collision on Rice Lake.

According to the OPP, emergency personnel were called around 10:50 p.m. on Sunday (Feb. 16), south of the First Nation Territory of Hiawatha.

“A group of approximately fifteen people were travelling together on snowmobiles when the collision occurred. A male suffered serious injuries and was transported to a Toronto area hospital by Ornge Air Ambulance. A female suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment,” reads a press release.

“Two males travelling separately attended the scene due to a large fire resulting from the snowmobiles colliding. Members of the group became angry at the males and assaulted them.”

Police are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed or has any information regarding the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the OPP at 705-742-0401 or 1-888-310-1122.


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