(PETAWAWA, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating after a significant amount of paint was spilled onto a roadway in the Town of Petawawa.
On July 16, 2022, at approximately 8:45 p.m., insecure pails of paint fell out of the bed of a pickup truck and spilled onto Petawawa Boulevard at the intersection of Laurentian Drive. The driver did not remain at the scene and was last observed westbound on Petawawa Boulevard. Several vehicles drove through the paint spill and were affected by paint transfer.
The involved pickup truck carrying the paint is believed to be an early 2000’s model GMC or Chevrolet extended cab pickup with two-tone paint.
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