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OPP investigate pedestrian collision in Essex Centre

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a motor vehicle pedestrian collision at the intersection of Talbot Street North and Centre Street in Essex Centre at around 4:30 p.m. on Monday evening.

  A female was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Police closed the intersection for a short period to investigate the incident.

    Peter Spanis of Windsor, who said he has advanced first aid training, was one of the individuals who helped free the woman from beneath a transport truck. He said she had been pinned beneath and dragged.  

  He was impressed with how quickly emergency responses responded to the call.

  Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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