Fatal Collision On Hwy 8Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Nov 20 08:37:21 MST 2018
TOWNSHIP OF PERTH EAST, ON) - On November 20, 2018 at approximately 8:00 a.m. Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal collision involving two motor vehicles on Highway 8, just east of Stratford. It was reported that an east bound sedan lost control and was struck by a west bound pickup truck.
OPP along with Stratford Fire Department and Perth County Paramedic Service attended the scene. The driver of the sedan, a 44-year-old male, was transported by ambulance to a local hospital and declared dead by hospital staff. The driver of the pickup truck, a 68-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Identification of the deceased is pending next of kin notification.
The cause of the collision is currently being investigated by OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) and the roadway will remain closed until further notice.
The Perth County OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision to please call 1-888-310-1122.
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