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March 22, 2024

OPP charge 89 year-old man after two young pedestrians were struck in Markdale

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Two youth were treated for minor injuries after a collision in Markdale.

On March 21, 2024, at 10:36 am, the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a collision between a vehicle and two pedestrians that occurred at the intersection of Toronto Street North and Grey Road 12 in Markdale, and that the driver had left the scene.

Police attended and determined that the pedestrians were crossing at the crosswalk when the vehicle struck them. The pedestrians were treated at the scene for minor injuries and not transported to hospital. Police canvassed the area for video surveillance to identify the driver and vehicle.

An 89-year-old of driver from the Municipality of Meaford has been charged with:

  • Fail to yield to pedestrian on roadway
  • Fail to remain
  • Fail to report accident

If you have any information, you can contact the Grey Bruce OPP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477; submit a secure Web-Tip at; or get the P3 Tips mobile app. You will not be asked to identify yourself; you don't have to appear in court, and you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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