Area OPP Police Press Releases

Fatal Collision Update – Deceased Identified

(TOWNSHIP OF MAPLETON, ON) – Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have identified the deceased in a serious collision as Robert D. BACHUK, 48-years-old of Elora.

On April 13, 2022, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Wellington County OPP responded to a serious collision at the intersection of Fourteenth Line and Sideroad 21, east of the village of Alma. A school bus carrying 12 students and a Sport Utility Vehicle (S.U.V.) had collided.

Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services, Centre Wellington Fire Rescue, OPP, and Integrated Mobile Police and Crisis Team (IMPACT) clinicians responded. The lone occupant of the S.U.V. was pronounced dead at scene. No occupants on the school bus were seriously injured. The Office of the Chief Coroner was notified.

Investigators continue to look to determine the cause of the collision.