Fatal Collision - Two Impaired Drivers Charged

Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu Apr 11 11:44:41 MST 2024

(HOWICK TOWNSHIP, ON) A two-vehicle intersection-related motor vehicle collision involving a passenger vehicle and a pickup truck claimed the life of a 45-year-old Municipality of Brockton resident on November 5th, 2023.

On early Sunday morning at 12:01 a.m., November 5th, 2023, Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Huron County Paramedic Services and the Howick Fire Department responded to the intersection of Howick-Turnberry Road and Fordwich Line in Howick Township after receiving a 9-1-1 call about a collision.

Upon arrival, emergency services located both heavily damaged vehicles and discovered that a total of three occupants were involved. Both drivers received injuries and were transported to local hospitals. A passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Members from the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management & Enforcement (TIME) Team attended the scene to assist with the collision investigation.

As a result of the investigation, both involved drivers have now been charged with criminal offences.

Matthew KAUFMAN, 32 years-of-age from South Bruce has been charged with:

Operation while Impaired blood drug concentration,

Operation Causing Death,

Operation Causing Bodily Harm,

Dangerous Operation Causing Death,

Dangerous Operation Causing Bodily Harm,

Possession of Schedule I Substance Cocaine.

The accused was arrested on March 7th, 2024, and later released with a court appearance scheduled in the Ontario Court of Justice Goderich on April 22nd, 2024.

Teresa HAMMIL, 45 years-of-age from Hanover has been charged with:

Operation while Impaired blood drug concentration,

Possession of Schedule I Substance Methamphetamine,

Possession of a Schedule III Substance Psilocybin.

The accused was additionally charged with an offence found in the Cannabis Act: (Possession of over 30 grams dried Cannabis in Public Place).

The accused was arrested on March 21st, 2024, and later released with a court appearance scheduled in the Ontario Court of Justice Goderich on May 6th, 2024.

Any person with information regarding this collision should contact Huron County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or P3TIPS.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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