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Essa Road Crash: 26-year-old sustains serious head injury in Barrie collision

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Incident Details

Barrie, ON – Early Monday morning, a single-vehicle collision occurred on Essa Road near Salem Road in Barrie. The incident was reported to city police at 5:03 a.m. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a vehicle had left the road and overturned in a heavily wooded area.

Victim Information

The driver, a 26-year-old man, was the sole occupant of the vehicle. He sustained a serious head injury and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Investigation Updates

Police have determined that the collision happened at approximately 2 a.m.

  • The vehicle, identified as a white-coloured Jeep, was traveling northbound on Essa Road when the driver lost control.
  • The area was closed for several hours for investigation but has since reopened.

Call for Witnesses

Authorities are seeking assistance from the public. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has dash-camera footage of the vehicle around the time of the incident is urged to contact Detective-Constable Langdon at

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