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School bus/SUV collision results in non-life threatening injuries


An accident between a school bus and SUV at the corner of Sandwich St. S. and Alma St. saw three people treated for injuries by Essex-Windsor EMS.   The Amherstburg Police Service and Amherstburg Fire Department also responded to the call Tuesday at approximately 8:17 a.m..
Amherstburg police say the three people in the SUV – the driver and two passengers – were sent to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
There were no students on the school bus. Police state that the bus driver was not injured.
Amherstburg police said Tuesday morning the matter is still under investigation and that charges are pending.


Motorcycle crashes The Amherstburg Police Service investigated a pair of single vehicle crashes over the past week involving motorcycles.

An Amherstburg man remains in hospital after a crash around 12:44 a.m. Saturday after an accident in the 3400 block of Concession 3 North. Amherstburg fire and Essex-Windsor EMS were also dispatched to the scene. Amherstburg police state that crash is still under investigation.

The second crash occurred on Thursday in the 100 block of Sandwich St. S. around 5:10 p.m. Police say a male was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Accidents   A 17-year-old youth was charged with following too closely after a two-car motor vehicle collision on Alma St. last Thursday around 11:40 a.m. There were no injuries.

*An accident on McLellan Ave., also reported around 11:40 a.m. Thursday, saw a 70-year-old man charged after he allegedly backed out of his driveway and struck another vehicle.

*A crash on County Road 20 last Tuesday around 7:31 a.m. saw a 50-year-old Windsor man charged with disobeying a stop sign. It was a two-vehicle accident, police say.


Thefts   A home on Scott Dr. was entered on the weekend with electronics stolen. Amherstburg police add that there was no forced entry to the home and it appears to have been unlocked. It was reported Sunday morning around 8:35 a.m.

*A vehicle on Hunter Dr. was entered with items such as phone cords and other small items taken. There are no suspects and police ask that people lock their cars to ensure people can’t go through them.

*A license plate was reported stolen by a resident on Golfview Dr. Police say the resident was advised it was being used on a vehicle in the Niagara area and the resident contacted police.

*A garden hose was reported stolen from a home in the 100 block of Pickering Dr. It was reported June 12 around 9:40 a.m.

*Amherstburg police say a resident in the 1300 block of Front Road South spotted someone trying to steal a dinghy. Police say the attempted theft was by someone driving a newer model, blue Chrysler mini-van. It was reported Sunday around 4:20 a.m.


Mischief   A 22-year-old man was charged after an incident on Hawthorne Cr. last Wednesday around 7:55 p.m. where car windows were allegedly smashed out. In addition to a mischief charge, he was also charged with uttering threats and theft.

*A rear window of a vehicle in the 2100 block of Concession 2 was reported to have been smashed. It was reported to police last Thursday morning and is believed to have occurred overnight.


Stats   There were 234 calls for service last week including 30 traffic-related offenses. There were 13 alarm calls and 21 911 hang-up calls, the latter prompting police to remind people to be careful when dialing their phones as police have to respond to every 911 call.


-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service