Police close Marine Drive after Elderly Oakville Pedestrian Struck by an SUV

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Police close Marine Drive after Elderly Oakville Pedestrian Struck by an SUV
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On Wednesday June 22, 2016, a Summons was issued for the driver of the eastbound SUV, Burlington Ontario resident Mr.Donald WEIR for Careless Driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.Mr. WEIR or his representative will appear in court at the Burlington Provincial Offences Court on August 9th, 2016 at 9:00 am.

Update: June 6, 2015

Unfortunately on Monday June 6th, 2016, Mrs. Mary MURRAY, the pedestrian involved in the collision on Marine Drive in Oakville, has died as a result of her injuries sustained in Sunday’s collision. Halton Regional Police Service continues to investigate the collision but at this time, no charges have been laid.

This is the ninth fatality caused by a motor vehicle collision investigated by Halton Regional Police this year. Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747 extension 5065.

Original Posted at 5:47 PM, June 5, 2016
On Sunday June 5, 2016 Halton Regional Police responded to a serious personal injury collision on Marine Dive east of Bronte Road in the community of Bronte Village, Oakville.

At approximately 9:50 am, an 86-year-old female pedestrian was crossing mid-block on Marine Drive in a southerly direction when she was struck by an eastbound sports utility vehicle driven by a 66-year-old male driver.  Both the pedestrian and the driver were residents of the Town of Oakville.  The pedestrian was dragged under the vehicle for a short distance before the vehicle came to a stop.

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

Due to the seriousness of the injuries, the Collision Reconstruction Unit attended the scene and took carriage of the investigation.  Marine Drive was closed in both directions for approximately 3 ½ hours for the collision investigation.

At this point in the investigation, charges have not been laid.  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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