Jukasa News update Monday, October 1, 2018
Two people were sent to hospital after a head on collision at Governers Road in Brant County Sunday evening.
OPP say both drivers were taken to hospital with life threatening injuries. There were no other occupants in the vehicles. Governers Road was closed while emergency crews assisted at the scene.
The accident is under investigation anyone with information is asked to call police or Crimestoppers.
One man is facing drinking and driving charges after he was caught driving the wrong way on the 403.
OPP say on Sunday evening at around 7pm they received multiple calls about a transport truck heading eastbound in the westbound lanes of the 403 in Brant County.
Police said they located the truck and its driver, who they say was drunk. He was arrested ad will appear in court later this month.
A huge Residential School Survivors Legacy Celebration is scheduled to launch in downtown Toronto next week. The event acknowledges the hundreds of residential school survivors and their families from this region. The three-day gathering will take place at Nathan Phillips Square on October 9 and will feature Indigenous songs, stories, language, food, performance, and demonstrations.
The Rochester Knighthawks announced it will move to Halifax.
Former owner Curt Styres announced he sold the franchise to Terry and Kim Pegula who collectively own the Buffalo’s Sabres, Bills and Bandits.
The new Knighthawks will begin operating as an expansion franchise in 2019.
Styres says the changes won’t be noticeable until the 2019 season when the team will play at the Halifax Scotiabank Centre on a five year agreement with its first home game there next December.
OPP are asking the public for help in locating a missing Burford man.
Gary Durham is described as a white male, 5’8 inches tall with a medium build and grey short hair. He was last seen in the Burford area and is known to frequent Turkey Point. Police say he was last seen operating a maroon 2012 Mercedes Sprinter 2500 van on September 21.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crimestoppers.
Six Nations Police say a woman has died after a fatal car crash on Sixth line over the weekend.
Police say the female was driving a white Nissan when it left the roadway, went onto the shoulder, struck a culvert and rolled several times. The car was found destroyed off the roadway and the woman was outside the vehicle when paramedics arrived. She was taken to West Haldimand General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Her identity has not been released and police say the accident is under investigation.
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