(TOWNSHIP OF MAPLETON, ON) – On March 19, 2023, at approximately 11:50 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious collision involving a single motor vehicle on Wellington Road 12, Mapleton. Initial reports indicated that a black sedan had left the roadway and the three occupants were injured.
Emergency service responded and all occupants were transported to a local hospital. A 17-year-old driver from Mount Forest was pronounced deceased. A 15-year-old passenger from Mount Forest, and 15-year-old passenger from Southgate, were both air-lifted to a trauma centre with serious injuries.
The cause of the collision is being investigated and Wellington County OPP is asking with information related to this collision to call 1-888-310-1122.