(ASHFIELD COLBORNE WAWANOSH TOWNSHIP, ON) – A two-vehicle motor vehicle collision involving a passenger vehicle and a pickup truck and trailer combination has claimed two lives.
Just before 08:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20th, 2024, members from Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), South Bruce OPP, Huron County and Bruce County Paramedic Services, and Lucknow Fire Department responded to a location East of Lucknow on Amberley Road, also known as Bruce Road 86 in Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh Township after receiving a 9-1-1 call about a collision.
Upon arrival, emergency services located both heavily damaged vehicles and discovered that the driver of the passenger vehicle sustained fatal injury and was pronounced deceased at the scene. A passenger in the pickup truck was also pronounced deceased at the scene. A second passenger in the pickup truck received serious injury and was flown by air ambulance to London for further treatment. The driver of the pickup truck was transported to a local hospital for minor injury.
Members from the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management & Enforcement (TIME) Team attended the scene to assist with the collision investigation. Amberley Road was closed for several hours and has since been re-opened.
The investigation is ongoing, and the cause of the collision is being investigated.
The deceased driver was a 54-year-old Huron-Kinloss Township resident.
The deceased passenger was a 49-year-old Municipality of Brockton resident.
The ages of the second involved driver and passenger are 49 and 39 years-of-age respectively.
Any person with information regarding this collision should contact Huron County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or P3TIPS.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.