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  Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Pickering

Sep 29, 2017 19:38 ET

A 32-year-old Whitby male sustained fatal injuries after being involved in a motor vehicle collision on Lake Ridge Road, north of Pickering Concession Road 7 in Pickering.

On Friday September 29, 2017 at approximately 11:38 a.m., officers from Central West Division were called to a serious motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. A black BMW was south bound on Lake Ridge Road when it collided with a white International truck with a wood chipper trailer attached that was stopped on the west gravel shoulder of Lake Ridge Road, off the road way.

The 32-year-old male driver of the BMW was removed from the motor vehicle and provided medical treatment at the scene. Air ambulance attended to transport the male to hospital, however he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the International truck were not in the vehicle at the time of the collision and suffered no injuries. They remained at the scene and cooperated with police.

Members of the DRPS Traffic Services Branch, Collision Investigation Unit, attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The area of the roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.

Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to call Detective Constable Limb of the Traffic Services Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5226.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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