Flattened grass, broken off trees and vehicle parts are visible where a vehicle plowed into the Niagara Escarpment between The Beer Store and McDonald’s restaurant on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 just west of Owen Sound, Ont. Rob Gowan/The Owen Sound Sun Times/Postmedia Network
Rob Gowan / Rob Gowan/Sun Times
The driver of an SUV suffered minor injuries, but nobody else was hurt after the vehicle was involved in two collisions in the area of the Sunset Strip on Tuesday morning.Grey Bruce OPP were dispatched to the two collisions in Georgian Bluffs just west of Owen Sound at about 8:20 a.m.Witnesses reported that the red SUV, operated by an 81-year-old Owen Sound man, suddenly backed into the No Frills store and then accelerated forward across the parking area, through the traffic lights and into a wooded area behind The Beer Store, Grey Bruce OPP said in a news release.The man was the only person in the vehicle and was taken to hospital with minor injuries. No pedestrians were injured and no other vehicles were damaged, the news release said.Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the actions of the driver and the resulting collisions, the release said.Anyone with information that can assist police is asked to call Grey Bruce OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.