Oakville Pedestrian Dies after being stuck by Transport Truck

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Oakville Pedestrian Dies after being stuck by Transport Truck

On Thursday April 27th, 2017 the pedestrian succumbed to the injuries suffered during the collision and died in hospital. At the request of family, the name of the pedestrian will not be released.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this matter.

Pedestrians are reminded to cross roadways at controlled pedestrian crossings and not cross mid-block.

Originally Posted: April 20, 2017

On Wednesday April 19th, 2017 Halton Regional Police responded to a serious personal injury collision on Dundas Street, east of Post Road in the Town of Oakville. Post Road is just east of 6th Line by the Division 2, Halton Regional Police Station.

At approximately 6:30pm, a 39-year-old male pedestrian entered Dundas Street in a northerly direction when he was struck by an eastbound transport truck driven by a 32-year-old male driver. The pedestrian is a resident from the Town of Oakville and the driver is a resident of the City of Brampton.

The pedestrian was transported to Hamilton General Hospital with life threatening injuries. The driver of the transport truck was not injured in the collision.

Due to the seriousness of the injuries, the Collision Reconstruction Unit attended the scene and took charge of the investigation. Dundas Street was closed eastbound for approximately 5 ½ hours for the collision investigation.

Speed and alcohol are not considered to be contributing factor in the collision. Police are requesting anyone who witnesses the collision to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747 extension 5065. or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with messages to 274637 (crimes).

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