Friday, December 2, 2022

OPP Investigating Fatal Collision

Members from the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment remain on scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash that has taken place in western Meaford.  

This afternoon at approximately 12:20 p.m., Grey Bruce OPP, Grey County Paramedic Services and the Meaford Fire Department responded to the collision scene located on Highway 26 just east of Grey County Road 112.

Upon arrival officers located a head-on collision between a compact vehicle that was travelling eastbound on Highway 26 and a pickup truck that was travelling westbound on Highway 26. 

The driver of the compact vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. Two passengers from the compact vehicle were airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The name of the deceased will be released pending next-of-kin notification.

Members from the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management & Enforcement (TIME) Team are currently on scene assisting with the collision investigation. 

Grey Bruce OPP has closed Highway 26 between Grey County Road 112 and 7th Line, and are advising to use an alternate roadway to avoid a delay. 

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at https://crimestop-gb.org/  where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

 

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