Fairview Ave was shut down for a short period of time yesterday due to a head on collision.
On September 9, 2014 at approximately 6:00pm a 56 year old female was heading South on Fairview Ave when she became distracted by a spider that was inside her vehicle. She began swatting at it causing her to swerve into oncoming traffic in the North Bound lanes.
The 41 year old female driving the North Bound vehicle was not injured. The accused was charged with Careless Driving and taken to the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital for precautionary measures