Accident victim in critical condition

A Fort Frances man remained in critical condition at Thunder Bay Regional Hospital as of press time today following a single-vehicle accident here early Tuesday afternoon.
The driver, John MacRory, was critically injured when his Dodge Caravan collided with a utility pole on the 100 block of Third Street West, the Fort Frances OPP reported late yesterday morning.
The Fort Frances Fire Department and ambulance personnel provided emergency first aid and extrication of MacRory, who subsequently was transported to La Verendrye Hospital.
But due the extent of his injuries, MacRory immediately was airlifted to Thunder Bay for continuing medical care.
Police, meanwhile, are continuing their investigation into the collision, with assistance from the OPP’s Regional Identification Unit and technical traffic collision investigators.