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21-Jun-2019

Fatal collision south of Dundalk on Hwy 10 involving three vehicles


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FROM A JUNE 20 DUFFERIN COUNTY OPP PRESS RELEASE — On Thursday June 20th, 2019 at 5:22 p.m., police were dispatched to report of a three vehicle personal injury collision at the intersection of Highway 10 and 250 Side road, between Dundalk and Corbetton. Police received information that three vehicles were involved and one vehicle was on fire.

At 5:35 p.m., Police arrived on scene and saw several vehicles involved in a collision at the intersection of Highway 10 and 250 Side road. Dufferin EMS and Local Fire Departments were also on the scene.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a pick-up truck towing the camper trailer was travelling southbound on Highway 10 followed directly by the Toyota Yaris. A black pick-up truck that was travelling northbound on Highway 10 drifted into the path of the blue pick-up truck. The blue pick-up truck and camper trailer moved off onto the west side shoulder at which point the black pick-up truck side swiped the camper trailer causing it to lose control and impacted with the Toyota Yaris.

The driver of the black pickup truck suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Markdale Hospital. The driver and occupant of the blue pickup truck were uninjured. The driver of the Toyota Yaris Rachael BAKER, 30 years of age, of Deboro, Ontario succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been notified.

OPP Technical Collision Investigators arrived at the scene to process it. Highway 10 was closed between Dufferin Road #9 and Dufferin Road #21 from 6 pm until 3 am while police investigated this collision.

This collision is an ongoing investigation and no charges have been laid at this time.

Any person with information for this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.

 


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