Around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019, we received a call regarding a serious collision involving multiple vehicles on MR80 between Cecile Street and Isabelle Street in Val Caron.

A Honda traveling towards Sudbury collided with a Kia travelling in the same direction causing the Kia to spin out and hit a Mercedes on the opposite side of the road.             

The 35 year old driver of the Kia was ejected from the vehicle and was rushed to hospital where he remains in critical condition. The driver of the Mercedes sustained minor injuries.

While speaking with the driver of the Honda, Officers detected signs of impairment. The 50 year old man was arrested and charged with Operation While Impaired by Alcohol or Drugs Causing Bodily Harm and Over 80mgs of Alcohol Causing Bodily Harm after blowing over twice the legal limit. Additional charges may be pending.

His name cannot be released as the information has not yet been sworn to through the Court process. He was released on a Promise to Appear.

The Traffic Management Unit continues to investigate this incident and anyone with information related to the collision or the driver of the Honda is asked to contact Police at 705-675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-8477.