City Of Kawartha Lakes OPP Police Press Releases WFP

One Airlifted, 3 Others Sent To Hospital – Keith Fowler – Drunk Driving

(CITY OF KAWARTHA LAKES, ON) – Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) closed Hwy 35 for a serious collision involving a pickup truck and passenger vehicle. 

On November 05, 2023 at approximately 3:05 pm, officers responded, alongside with Kawartha Lakes Fire and EMS, to a motor vehicle collision involving a pickup truck and passenger vehicle.

Four patients were sent to Toronto Hospitals for treatment, one of which was airlifted.

The highway was closed from Powells Road to Country Lane Road for approximately 7 hours for the duration of an investigation with the OPP Technical Collision Investigators and Reconstructionists.          

On April 04, 2024 the driver and single occupant of the pick-up truck was arrested and charged with additional charges related to the investigation.

Keith Fowler, 57 years old of Somerville Township

  • Operation while Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
  • Operation while Impaired – Blood Concentration (80 plus)
  • Operation Causing Bodily Harm x 3 counts

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