Friday, August 12, 2022

Police Investigating Fatal Collision

One person has died as a result of a motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Municipality of Meaford, in the former township of Sydenham.  

On July 26, 2022 at approximately 6:00 p.m., the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Grey County Emergency Medical Services, Ornge, the Inter Township Fire Department and the Meaford Fire Department responded to a serious motor vehicle collision between two passenger vehicles on Highway 26, east of Woodford.

One occupant was pronounced deceased at scene. Three other occupants were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, and the occupant of the second vehicle was transported by Ornge to a trauma centre with serious injuries. The identity of the deceased is not being released at this time pending next of kin notifications.

Highway 26 was closed in both directions between Grey Road 18 and Eleventh Line for several hours.

The Grey Bruce OPP are continuing the investigation with the assistance of the West Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team (TIME). 

Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-84777 (TIPS) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. 

 

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