On January 16, 2015 at approximately 7:38AM the Niagara Regional Police Service, Niagara Emergency Medical Services and the Fire Services of West Lincoln and Grimsby were called to the area of Mountain Road and Mudd Street West in Grimsby for what was initially thought to be a two car collision.

Police say officers arriving on scene determined that two cars had left the roadway independent of each other.  One of the cars was in a ditch and the other had struck a hydro pole and the roads in the area were found to be ice covered at the time.

The driver of the car that had entered the ditch was uninjured.  That car was able to pulled clear with out any damage.

The car that struck the hydro pole was driven by a 43 year old female.  It received significant damage, leading to the driver being trapped inside and due to the possible prolonged extrication of the female driver, the Orange air ambulance was requested.

The Fire Services were able to free the female driver from he car.  She suffered serious but non life threatening injuries.  She was flown to a Hamilton hospital for further treatment.

Grimsby Power attended the scene to check for any damage to the hydro pole.

The investigation is ongoing by uniform officers from the 8 District office in Grimsby.

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