One dead in Port Colborne MVC

Witnesses sought in ongoing investigation

On Tuesday, Dec. 5/2017 at approximately 10:10 a.m. the Niagara Regional Police Service, the Niagara Emergency Medical Services and the Port Colborne Fire Services responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Brookfield Road near Second Concession in Port Colborne,

Initial investigation revealed that a 2014 Hyundai Genesis was being driven south bound on Brookfield Road by a 19-year-old male. This driver lost control of his vehicle, left the roadway and struck a tree. Another driver in the area contacted 911.

The driver suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced at the scene. The name of the driver is not being released at this time out of respect for the family.

This collision remains under investigation by the Coroner’s Office and Detectives of the Niagara Regional Police Services Collision Reconstruction Unit.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact investigators at (905) 688-4111, extension 5500.



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