OPP: Fatal Vehicle Collision Near Erin
The Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on Wellington Road 22, Hillsburgh.
On July 23, 2023 shortly after 6:15 p.m., the Wellington County OPP responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a pickup truck and a hatchback on Wellington Road 22, near Trafalgar Road. The driver of the pickup truck, a 31-year-old of Erin Township, was transported to a local hospital where they were pronounced deceased. The driver of the hatchback was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
The Wellington County OPP is continuing to investigate with the assistance of the OPP West Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) team. Wellington Road 22 will be closed between Sixth Line and Wellington Road 24 (Trafalgar Road) for several hours for the investigation.
Anyone who may have observed these vehicles prior to the collision, who observed the collision or who may have dashcam footage of the collision is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.