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OPP investigate fatal collision on Hwy 9

December 10, 2020   ·   0 Comments

Officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Caledon Detachment are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 9 west of Airport Road in the Town of Caledon.

On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 at approximately 11:54 a.m., OPP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 9. The collision involved two motor vehicles – a white Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) and a black pickup truck.

Initial investigation revealed that the white SUV was exiting from a private lot that houses several businesses, when it was struck by the pickup truck travelling westbound on Airport Road.

Caledon OPP and other emergency services responded to the scene immediately to assist the parties invol! ved. The driver of the SUV, a 78-year-old from Caledon, was transported to a hospital, where the driver succumbed to the injuries sustained as a result of the collision.

The driver of the pickup truck was treated at the scene and didn’t not report any injuries at the time.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Caledon OPP Detachment at (905) 584-2241 or toll-free at 1-888-310-1122.

You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca. When you contact Crime Stoppers you stay anonymous, you never have to testify, and you could receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 upon an arrest.

Highway 9 is closed between Airport Road and Mountainview Road while! the Traffic Collision Investigation Unit (TCI) conducts their investigation.

If you witnessed the collision and wish to speak to victim services, Caledon/Dufferin Victim Services can be reached at 905-951-3838.



         

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