Senior was found in the snow away from his vehicle
An 88-year-old Singhampton man was transported by air ambulance to a
Toronto hospital this afternoon after Nottawasaga OPP discovered him in
the snow in a wooded area near the regional sewage treatment plant.
OPP were initially called to the scene at approximately 11 am for a
reported suspicious vehicle located in a construction site off the 14th
"Police located the suspicious vehicle in a ditch, not near a roadway
and followed snow covered tracks to find an 88 year old male from the
Singhampton area in the snow," according to the press release.
"Officers from the Nottawasaga OPP used all terrain vehicles (ATVs) to
get back to the wooded area, New Tecumseth Fire Station 1 assisted with
their specialized transport basket and the male was safely extricated
out of the bush area."
He was transported by paramedics to Stevenson Memorial Hospital before
being air lifted to Toronto for unspecified injuries and exposure to
The OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators were on scene to try
and determine the cause. No further details were provided at this post.