Area OPP Police Press Releases

Collision Update: Second Driver Succumbs to Injuries

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – A second person has died as a result of a collision between two passenger vehicles in North Perth on March 31, 2022.

Following the collision, one driver was transported to a local area hospital, and then was airlifted to a trauma centre, with serious injuries. They have since died from their injuries.

The deceased has been identified as Evonne BIERWORTH, 75, from Hanover.

On March 31, 2022 just after 6:30 a.m., Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with Perth County Paramedic Services, and the North Perth Fire Department, responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision at Perth Line 86, at Perth Road 178, in the Municipality of North Perth. 

One driver died at the scene, and one passenger was also transported to hospital with serious injuries.

The West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team assisted Perth County OPP with the investigation.