Saturday, November 19, 2016 9:00 am ·  7 Comments
On Friday November 18th, 2016, Joseph Drake, the driver involved in the fatal collision with a 57 year old cyclist (Stephen Smith), was charged with Careless Driving, contrary to section 130 of the Highway Traffic Act. Joseph Drake or his representative will appear in court on December 20th, 2016.
Original Post: August 15, 2016 at 7:55 AM
On Sunday, August 14, 2016 Halton Regional Police Service responded to a fatal collision at the intersection of Lakeshore Road West and Third Line in the community of Bronte in Oakville.
At approximately 7:04 pm, a Grey Saturn Vue was traveling westbound on Lakeshore Road West when it struck a cyclist from behind at the intersection of Third Line.
The Grey Saturn Vue was being operated by a 22 year old Oakville man who did not suffer any injuries as a result of the collision.
The 57 year old cyclist was a resident of Oakville. The cyclist was transported to Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.
Due to the nature of the collision, the Halton Regional Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit has taken charge of the investigation. Lakeshore Road West at Third Line was closed for approximately 4 hours in all directions for the collision scene investigation.
The driver of the Saturn Vue was arrested on scene but later released unconditionally.
Charges in the collision have yet to be laid.
Witnesses to the collision are asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905 825-4747 extension 5065 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com, or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).