Occurrence Type: FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION
Occurrence Number: GR10001389
Prepared by: CHIEF RENE M. BERGER
West Grey Police with the assistance of Technical Traffic Collison Investigators from the Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a motor vehicle collision that occurred yesterday at approximately 1:30 P.M. at the intersection of Sideroad 5 and Concession 2 NDR of the former Bentinck Towhship. That collision claimed the life of a 50 year old Paisley area man.
Preliminary investigtion reveals that a box truck pulling a trailer carrying a sprayer operated by Barry McTeer, age 50 years of R.R. #2 Paisley was travelling east on Concession 4 NDR approaching the intersection of Sideroad 5 when it struck a pick up truck operated by Sarah Kennedy, age 28 years of Chesley that entered the intersection travelling north on Sideroad 5 which is controlled by a stop sign. Mr. McTeer’s truck then struck a vehicle that was travelling west on Concession 4 NDR operated by Dianne Unruh, age 70 years of Elmwood, then entered the north ditch and struck a tree. Mr. McTeer was extricated from his vehicle by members of the Elmwood and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Kennedy and Unruh were both transported to hospital by ambulance with non life threatening injuries.
Sarah Kennedy has been charged with Taking an Automobile Without the Owner’s Consent, Failing to Remain at the Scene of an Accident and Failing to Remain at the Scene of an Accident Causing Death.
She appears in Walkerton Court today for a Bail Hearing.