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G.3.12 Collision Reporting


Paramedic Services Effective Date: April 30, 2022
Topic: Operations Directives Replaces: April 30, 2019
Subject: Collision Reporting Policy No. G.3.12. 



To ensure Paramedic Services personnel are familiar with expectations in the event of a collision involving Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB fleet.

  • Paramedics
  • Paramedic Superintendents
  • Senior Managers


In the event of any collision involving a Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB vehicle and a third party, without respect to incident severity, or where the collision results in personal injury, the vehicle operator shall notify the following:

  2. Paramedic Superintendent
  3. Responsible Police Service

Where the collision involves only Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB property, and no personal injury has occurred, and damage is estimated to be less than $2,000.00, and the vehicle remains operational, the vehicle operator shall notify the Paramedic Superintendent.  

Following any collision that involves Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB vehicles, or property, the following actions/documentation shall be completed:

  1. The vehicle operator shall complete a Vehicle Collision Report that details all required information on the form.
  2. The vehicle operator and their partner (where applicable) shall both complete Occurrence Reports.
  3. Any passengers, or witnesses will be asked to complete a detailed statement.
  4. The Paramedic superintendent shall attend the scene where deemed appropriate to complete their investigation. Where it is not reasonable, the Paramedic Superintendent shall complete the investigation remotely.

The Highway Traffic Act of Ontario

Regulation 257/00 Documentation Standards Part II