Elgin County, ON - The Elgin County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call
on November 5, 2018 around 2:30 a.m. for a vehicle pulled over on the 401 Highway
near Union Road in Southwold Township.
OPP officers attended and located a lone male driver that they were unable to wake.
The doors to the vehicle were locked. OPP officers radioed for St. Thomas Elgin
Paramedics to attend the scene as they determined that the driver was in medical
Officers breached the passenger door and were able to assist paramedics in transporting
the unconscious 35-year-old male from Mississauga to hospital.
The attending doctors were clear that this individual would have died if left at
The OPP would like to thank the citizen who called in the suspicious vehicle to
police and all others that take the time to report suspicious activities that they
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