Howick OPP Police Press Releases

UPDATE 1: Collision Claims 3 Lives

(HOWICK TWP, ON) – A two-vehicle collision involving a passenger car and pickup truck has claimed the lives of all three occupants. 

Just before 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14th, 2024, members from Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Huron County Paramedic Services, and North Huron Fire Department responded to a location on Harriston Road just north of C Line Road in the Township of Howick after receiving a 9-1-1 call about a collision.

Upon arrival, emergency services located both heavily damaged vehicles and discovered that two vehicle occupants had sustained fatal injury and were pronounced deceased at the scene. A third occupant was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.

Members from the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management & Enforcement (TIME) Team attended the scene to assist with the collision investigation. Harriston Road was closed for several hours.

The investigation is ongoing, and the cause of the collision is still being investigated. 

The deceased drivers and passenger were all residents of Huron County.

The driver of the involved automobile has been identified as a 29-year-old resident of North Huron Twp.

The second driver and passenger of the involved pickup truck have been identified as 67- and 59-year-old residents of Howick Township.

Any person with information regarding this collision should contact Huron County OPP at 519-482-1677 or 1-888-310-1122.