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Police seeking witnesses of collision which left man in critical condition

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UPDATE JUNE 28 WEST GREY POLICE PRESS RELEASE — After a month long investigation, West Grey police have arrested a 41 year old Glenelg woman and charged her with Criminal Negligence Causing Death. The accused was brought to the Walkerton Courthouse where she will be held for a bail hearing scheduled for later today.

UPDATE JUNE 1 WEST GREY POLICE REPORT —  A 36 year old West Grey man succumbed to his injuries in hospital after being involved in a serious motor vehicle collision. The man who was brought to the trauma center by air ambulance had been driving on North Back Line in West Grey when a collision occurred between the motorcycle he had been riding and a Hummer H3. Police are continuing to investigate the incident and are searching for witnesses. Police are asking the public to come forward with any information they may have about the collision.


FROM A MAY 30 WEST GREY POLICE REPORT — West Grey Police Service were sent to West Back Line, North of Grey Road 12 after reports of a collision that had occurred between a Hummer H3 and a motorcycle.

At approximately 8:27pm on May 29th 2019, Markdale and West Grey Fire departments along with the West Grey Police Service were dispatched to attend West Back Line, North of Grey Road 12 for reports of a collision that had occurred between a Hummer and a motorcycle.

police at accident scene with hummer overturned in ditch

The Hummer was found to be overturned in a ditch with a 41 year old female inside. A 36 year old male was the rider of the motorcycle and was thrown from the motorcycle.

The male suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital and then later by Air Orng to a trauma centre.

The driver of the Hummer suffered minor injuries and was transported to a hospital where she was treated and released.

Members of the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) team were called to assist West Grey Police with the investigation. It is believed that the two parties knew each other and subsequent to a police investigation, the motor vehicle collision is being treated as suspicious.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone who may have witnessed the event or who may have access to home surveillance of that roadway is asked to contact the West Grey Police Service at 519-371-6911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 should you wish to remain anonymous.


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