Vehicle hits tree enters Niagara River in Ontario

Posted at 1:06 PM, Nov 15, 2014
and last updated 2015-11-10 13:06:55-05

A 5:30 a.m. single vehicle accident along the Niagara Parkway, near Service Road #17 Saturday, resulted in the vehicle landing in the Niagara River after striking a tree early today.

Despite their non-life threatening injuries, the three female occupants escaped and sought assistance nearby.  The women were transported to a local hospital and released; their vehicle was a total loss.

Niagara Regional Police continue to investigate.