On Saturday, July 6, at approximately 9:57 p.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a vehicle fire on the 7th Line, north of Side-road 10 in the Municipality of Meaford.
Witnesses who heard the crash, observed the vehicle, a 1996 GMC Jimmy, on fire and called police. The lone driver, a 57 year old male from the Municipality of Meaford, was pulled from the vehicle. He was transported to the Meaford Hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries.
Police, the Meaford Fire Department and Grey County Emergency Services (EMS) responded.
“Alcohol was a factor,” said OPP Media Relations Officer, Alina Grelik in a press release.
The investigation continues, and anyone with information which may assist is asked to contact Grey County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a Web Tip to www.crimestop-gb.org. You may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.