Release Date: January 2nd, 2018 - 4:40pm
Originator: Detective Constable Vu, Traffic Services - Collision Reconstruction Unit, 905-825-4747 Ext. 5056
Contact: Detective Constable Vu, Traffic Services - Collision Reconstruction Unit, 905-825-4747 Ext. 5056
At approximately 10:26am on the 2nd of January 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. Initial investigation revealed that a sport utility vehicle travelling westbound on Royal Windsor Drive crossed the center line and collided with an eastbound transport truck. The driver of the sport utility vehicle, a 47 year old Toronto man was killed. A third vehicle was struck as a result of the initial collision and forced off the roadway striking a utility pole.
The road was closed 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 Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747 ext 5065.