Two boats collide off White Cloud Island

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On August 31, 2019 at 10:25 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a boat collision on Georgian Bay off the west side of White Cloud Island.

The collision involved two vessels, a 46 foot cruiser operated by a 51 year old individual and a 17 ½ foot bow rider operated by a 61 year old individual.

There were 4 persons on the bow rider.

Grey Bruce OPP Marine Unit and Canadian Coast Guard attended the scene.

Two occupants, driver and 26 year old passenger from the smaller vessel, were transported to hospital by Bruce County Paramedics with serious injuries.

Both vessels were significantly damaged as a result of the collision and had to be towed to Wiarton Marina. 

Grey Bruce OPP continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the collision.

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