One person was killed in a three-vehicle collision on County Road 17 east of Hawkesbury today at 12:10 p.m. The crash occurred between Tupper Street and Golf Club Road in East Hawkesbury Township. County Road 17 is closed at Tupper Street and Gourley Road and detours will be in effect for several hours.
Two men were injured when a westbound truck struck an eastbound van on Highway 401 near Lancaster July 4 at 1 p.m.
The 69-year-old truck driver was in critical condition while the 49-year-old van driver suffered non-life threatening injuries, reports the Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment.
A section of Highway 138 in South Stormont will remain closed for an extended period of time following a two-vehicle collision between Quail and McDonald Roads.
Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 10:08 am, a passenger vehicle was travelling northbound on Highway 138 when, for reasons under investigation, crossed into the southbound lane and collided head-on with a southbound tractor-trailer. The man driving the passenger vehicle was taken to hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries. The tractor-trailer driver was taken to hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries.
As the investigation continues, a section of Highway 138 between Quail Road and McDonald Road is closed to traffic with indicated detours in place.
The man driving the eastbound passenger vehicle, the sole occupant, was taken to hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries.
A 69-year-old Gatineau man was killed and a 34-year-old Cornwall woman seriously injured in a head-on collision on County Road 43 near Avonmore January 23 at 10 p.m. The man was driving a passenger vehicle westbound when it crossed into the eastbound lane and struck another passenger vehicle. The lone occupant of the westbound vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman was transported to the hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries. Names are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.
A section of Highway 401 remains closed following a multiple vehicle collision on Highway 401 between Prescott and Highway 416.
Preliminary investigation has indicated that two transport trailers and three vehicles were travelling eastbound on Highway 401 when the collision occurred.
Two individuals were pronounced deceased at the scene. Three individuals have been transported to the hospital by ambulance and one individual by air ambulance with serious and life-threatening injuries.
The identity of the deceased is being held pending notification of next of kin.
A 60-year-old male from Brossard, Quebec was arrested for dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death and dangerous operation of a vehicle causing bodily harm.
Highway 401 eastbound is closed until further notice.
Highway 401 westbound remains closed from an earlier collision on November 27 at approximately 3:50 p.m. involving two other transport trailers.
The Ontario Provincial Police Technical Collision Investigator is assisting with the investigation.
Anyone with information on the above occurrence is asked to call Grenville County O.P.P. Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don't go to court, and you could earn a cash reward.
A 32-year-old Rivière Beaudette woman was killed in a six-vehicle collision on Highway 401 in South Glengarry Monday.
Kimberly Oosting was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident which occurred in the westbound 401 near the Ontario-Québec border at about 2:30 p.m.
She was driving one of four passenger vehicles that were involved with two tractor trailers in the accident.
The Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment says the investigation has indicated that a westbound tractor trailer collided with a westbound passenger vehicle, which then collided with several other vehicles.
Five other people were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A section of Highway 401 was closed to traffic, but has since been re-opened.