There was a snowmobile crash last Friday afternoon on a nearby OFSC trail.

The Oxford County OPP was called out at 12:30pm to the collision near Township road 4 and Oxford Road 3 in Blandford-Blenheim township.

The 11-year-old girl had lost control and struck a fence.

She had serious but non-life threatening injuried and was taken to hospital while her passenger had a minor injury.

Police remind you if you’re a snowmobile enthusiast to be careful out there and always were approved equipment like a helmet.

The OPP would like to remind snowmobile operators they need to treat snowmobiles with respect and use common sense when operating.

  • Always wear an approved helmet.
  • Be aware that the maximum speed on trails is 50 km/hr.
  • Make sure you have a valid trail pass and insurance.
  • Ensure snowmobile drivers meet licensing requirements.

Please be careful and have a safe snowmobiling experience.