Police Investigating Fatal Collision - Name Of Deceased Released

Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu May 24 02:33:56 MST 2018

(ELDERSLIE TWP, ON) - On May 19, 2018 at 11:32 a.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single vehicle crash along Bruce County Road 10 in Elderslie Township.

Officers arrived to find that a north bound car had left the roadway and struck a guard rail before coming to rest on its roof.

The driver, 65-year-old David HICKNELL of St. Jacobs, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger was air-lifted to a London hospital for treatment of serious, non-life threatening, injuries.

Bruce County Road 10 was closed between Concession 6 and Concession 8 for the safety of emergency responders. It has since re-opened to traffic.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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