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Media Release

Release Date: March 22nd, 2019 - 11:53pm

Originator: D/Constable, Det Cst LOWERY, Collision Reconstruction Unit, 905-825-4747 x 5065

Contact: D/Constable, Det Cst LOWERY, Collision Reconstruction Unit, 905-825-4747 x 5065

Location: Town of Oakville

Single Motor Vehicle Collision - Regional Road 25/Lower Base Line, Oakville

On Friday March 22, 2019 the Halton Regional Police Service responded to a report of a serious injury collision, involving a single motor vehicle on Regional Road 25 on the south side of Lower Base Line, in the town of Oakville.

A 50 year old male resident of Oakville was travelling southbound on Regional Road 25 at Lower Base Line when his 2018 Dodge Ram pickup truck left the roadway and came to rest in a ditch adjacent to the roadway.  At approximately 8:15 PM, police stopped to check on the vehicle and discovered the unresponsive driver.  An off-duty nurse also stopped and commenced CPR. Ambulance arrived and transported the male to Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.  Unfortunately, the male could not be resuscitated and was declared deceased at hospital.

Due to the nature of the situation, the Halton Regional Police Collision Reconstruction Unit responded and took carriage of the investigation.  The scene was held for approximately 2 hours for the at-scene collision investigation.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905 825-4747 extension 5065 or tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.