Fatal Car Accident by Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Campus: Friday, April 1, 2016

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Fatal Car Accident by Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Campus: Friday, April 1, 2016

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Chantal Corner

Chantal Corner

Sergeant Chantal Corner is the Media Relations Officer for the Halton Regional Police Department. She grew up in Oakville and graduated from Loyola. She still resides in Oakville.

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On Friday, April 1, 2016 Halton Regional Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on the West side of Trafalgar Road just south of Upper Middle Road in Oakville.

At approximately 11:00AM a SUV style vehicle was northbound on Trafalgar Road when the driver, an 85 year old male resident of Oakville, crossed over the centre median and into oncoming traffic, striking a southbound commercial motor vehicle.

The driver of the commercial motor vehicle, a 38 year old Brampton resident was uninjured; however, the driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene by Paramedics.

Speed and alcohol were not factors in the collision, but a pre-existing medical condition for the driver hasn’t been ruled out.

The weather was cool and clear and road conditions were dry. The occupants in the vehicle were both wearing their appropriate safety restraints.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit attended the scene and took carriage of the investigation. Trafalgar Road was closed for approximately 3 hours during the investigation.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Detective Constable Chris Heffernan or Detective Constable Cyrus Irani of the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747 extension 5065, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com, or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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