Release Date: July 20th, 2020 - 10:58am
Originator: Superintendent, Kevin Maher, Regional Investigative Services, 905 825 4747
Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899
On June 19, 2020, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to a collision on Harvester Road just east of Appleby Line in Burlington where a female had been struck by a transport truck, sustaining fatal injuries.
A comprehensive investigation has been conducted by the HRPS Collision Reconstruction Unit. This investigation included the interview of several witnesses, analysis of physical evidence, and a technical reconstruction of the collision. In addition, video footage that captured the entirety of the incident was reviewed by investigators.
Upon conclusion of the investigation, a 28-year-old male from the Municipality of North Perth has been charged with Careless Driving Causing Death under the Highway Traffic Act and will be required to appear in court. There were no grounds to indicate this was an intentional act, or that a criminal offence had been committed.
The Halton Regional Police Service extends its sincerest condolences to the friends and family affected by this tragedy.
Shortly after 10:20 am on Friday, June 19, the Halton Regional Police Service received a call regarding a pedestrian who had been struck by a transport truck at Harvester Rd. and Appleby Line in Burlington.
As a result of this collision, a female in her 60s was, tragically, pronounced deceased. Next of kin have been notified.
Our Collision Reconstruction Unit remains on scene to conduct an investigation. Harvester Rd. between Appleby Line and South Service Rd. will be closed for several hours, and we are asking motorists to avoid the area and take an alternate route.
Anyone who witnessed this incident, or anyone with dash cam footage from the area at the time of the collision is asked to call our Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 5065.
Members of our Victim Services Unit were also deployed to the scene to provide support and assistance to all involved. If you have been impacted and need to reach us, please call 905-825-4747 ext. 5239 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We extend our sincere condolences to the friends and family of the deceased.