Careless driving

NORTH PERTH – A Palmerston resident has been charged with careless driving after a collision here injured eight people.

On Aug. 29 at about 1:08pm, emergency crews responded to a collision between three vehicles at Perth Road 140 and Perth Line 91 in North Perth.

Perth County OPP officials say “a driver failed to stop at a red light, causing the collision. Eight people were transported to hospital with minor injuries.”

A 62-year-old resident of Palmerston was charged with careless driving and is to appear in court at a later date.

Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip at