WRPS Charge Driver after Responding to Pedestrian Collision in North Dumfries

Traffic Collision Investigation

Waterloo Region, Ontario – WRPS’ Traffic Services Unit is investigating a pedestrian collision in North Dumfries.

On February 22, 2024, at approximately 9:35 p.m., emergency services responded to reports of a collision between a motor vehicle and a pedestrian on Branchton Road near Morrisson Road.

The pedestrian, an 80-year-old North Dumfries male was transported to an out-of-region hospital with non-life-threatening physical injuries.

The driver, a 31-year-old Brant County male reported no physical injuries.

As a result of the investigation, the driver was arrested and charged with:

  • Refusal to comply with approved screening device (ASD) demand- bodily harm

The roadway was closed for several hours for the police investigation and have since been reopened.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777, extension 8856.

To provide anonymous information, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit online at www.waterloocrimestoppers.com

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Waterloo Regional Police Service
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519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188

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