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INJURED HUNTER ASSISTED USING PHONE'S GPS

Web posted on January 10, 2020

(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) - On January 9, 2020 at approximately 8:30 a.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a 911 call from an injured hunter on Third Line of Guelph/Eramosa Township. It was reported that the caller had fallen from a tree-stand and was too injured to move. The injured party was unable to give call takers an exact location.

Emergency services responded and located the 54-year-old Guelph man using the Global Position System (G.P.S.) on his phone. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


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