Criminal Charge In Hwy 17 Crash From April

A Whitewater Region Township man is now facing a criminal charge in a serious crash that happened on Highway 17 almost a month ago. 

It was April 11th when a passenger vehicle that was heading west and a lumber truck that was heading east collided near Mountain Road, just outside Cobden.

The lumber truck driver sustained serious injuries while the driver of the passeneger vehicle had minor injuries and the highway was closed for about three hours. 

The passenger vehicle driver, a 26 year old Whitewater Region man, has now been charged with dangerous driving causing bodily harm. 

He has a court appearance scheduled for May 28th.