Occurrence Type: Fatal Motor Vehilce Collision
Prepared by: RIOUX
West Grey Police are continuing to investigate a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Cty Rd. 4, west of Durham, at about 8:40 this morning.
A passenger van with 5 occupants was WB on Hutton Hill Rd when it went through the intersection onto Cty Rd 4 where it was struck by an EB transport truck. The Transport truck was then struck by a 3rd vehicle, a WB pickup truck.
One passenger from the van was pronounced dead at the scene and the other 4 were transported by EMS to local hospital where one was stabilized and transferred to a London area hospital. The driver of the Transport truck and a passenger from the pickup truck were also transported to local hospitals by EMS. Condition of all patients is unknown at this time. Names of injured and deceased are being withheld pending next of kin notifications.
The West Grey Police Service with assistance from the West Region OPP Traffic Units Technical Traffic Collision Investigator are investigating the accident.
Cty road 4 was closed for the investigation and it is anticipated the road will remain closed until approximately 5:00 pm. All traffic normally travelling on Cty Rd. 4 between Durham and Hanover is asked to take an alternate route until the road is re-opened.
Further releases will follow as information becomes available.