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Fatal Pickup Truck Vs Semi-Truck Collision

(TOWNSHIP OF MAPLETON, ON) – On October 23, 2023, at approximately 12:00 p.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious collision at the intersection of Wellington Road 11 and Wellington Road 7, Mapleton. Initial reports indicated that a loaded semi-truck and trailer had collided with a pickup truck and that both drivers were seriously injured.

OPP and emergency service responded. The driver of the pickup truck was pronounced dead at scene. The driver of the semi-truck and trailer was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The Office of the Chief Coroner was notified.

The intersection remains closed while reconstructionists from the West Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (T.I.M.E.) team collect evidence. The investigation is ongoing, and investigators are asking anyone that may have information related to this collision to call Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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