Driver Accused Of Ditching Family After Ditching Car

Woman and Three Children Hurt in Crash, Driver Accused of Fleeing Scene

A driver is facing charges after police say they abandoned young injured passengers after a crash. Barrie OPP were called to a single vehicle rollover at the intersection of Line 5 and Ridge Road in Oro Medonte around 6:00 Wednesday night, arriving to find a mother and her three children trapped in the vehicle. Police say the driver, said to be the step-father, had fled the scene but was located nearby after a short search. A 25-year-old is facing four counts of Impaired Driving Causing Harm, and Fail To Stop at the Scene of a Crash. The three children, aged 3, 6, and 7, and their mother were taken to hospital for treatment of their injuries.