Collision on Royal Windsor Drive claims one life

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At approximately 10:26am on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, the Halton Regional Police Service was notified of a three vehicle collision on Royal Windsor Drive east of Ford Drive in the Town of Oakville.

Royal Windsor Drive

Photo: Halton Regional Police

The initial investigation revealed that a sport utility vehicle travelling westbound on Royal Windsor Drive crossed the centre line and collided with an eastbound transport truck. The driver of the sport utility vehicle, a 47 year old Toronto man was pronounced dead at the scene. A third vehicle was struck as a result of the initial collision. It was forced off the roadway and struck a utility pole.

The Royal Windsor Drive was closed from Ford Drive to Winston Churchill Blvd for approximately 5 hours for investigation and extensive clean-up of wreckage and spilled diesel fuel.

Any witnesses to this collision are asked to contact the Halton Regional Police Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747 ext 5065. Tips can be forwarded to Crime Stoppers; “See Something, Hear Something, Say Something” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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