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OPP investigate Highway 400 ramp crash involving stolen vehicle

At about 10:35 a.m., officers were notified of a possible stolen vehicle heading south on Highway 400 from the Parry Sound area. Global News file

Two people are in custody after a stolen vehicle crashed off the ramp connecting highways 400 and 12 on Friday morning, Southern Georgian Bay OPP say.

At about 10:35 a.m., officers were notified of a possible stolen vehicle heading south on Highway 400 from the Parry Sound area.

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Officers with the OPP’s aviation services observed the vehicle from the air, driving south on Highway 400 and approaching the ramp to Highway 12.

At about 10:55 a.m., police say the vehicle attempted to navigate the ramp onto Highway 12, but it left the road and rolled into a ditch.

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Officers arrested the passenger at the scene and the nearby driver, who fled the scene on foot.

Both suspects were triaged to a nearby hospital as a precaution.

The vehicle was remove from the scene, and the highway was reopened at about 12:05 p.m.

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