Canine unit called to multi-vehicle collision in Innisfil

A canine unit was called in to locate an injured driver after a multi-vehicle collision in Innisfil Saturday Sept. 11, said . 

The incident happened on around 3 p.m.

Police say a woman driver involved in the collision ran into the woods and was unresponsive when found by the canine team.

According to police, the driver of a Nissan Versa travelling northbound on Sideroad 10 struck a Ford cargo van, which was travelling in front of the Nissan. The Nissan then crossed into southbound traffic and hit a Volkswagen Jetta head-on. A southbound Honda CRV then hit the back of the Jetta and went into the ditch, police said. 

After the collision, witnesses told police the woman driving the Nissan got out of her vehicle and ran into the woods. Witnesses said the woman, the lone occupant of the Nissan, was injured. 

The police canine unit was called and they setup a search zone in the area. 

Canine Nitro located the woman a short time later. Police said, the woman was in a wooded area concealed under very thick foliage. 

The woman was unresponsive and had to be carried out of the woods by police, firefighters and paramedics, police said. 

She was taken to a local hospital. Two people from the Jetta were also taken to hospital. All of the injuries were considered non-life-threatening, police said.

The investigation is ongoing. 

Police are asking anyone with information to contact South Simcoe Police at , or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477. You can submit information online at .