Police Investigating Serious Collision on Line 86

Collision Investigation

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Police are investigating a collision resulting in serious injuries in Wellesley Township.

On June 2, 2023, at approximately 2:35 p.m., emergency services responded to the intersection of Line 86 and Side Road 19 for reports of a collision.

A black SUV travelling south on Line 86 and a white truck travelling north on Line 86 were involved in a collision at the intersection.

As a result of the collision, the passenger in the SUV, an 83-year-old female from Drayton, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to an out-of-region hospital by air ambulance. The driver of the SUV, an 84-year-old male from Drayton, sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital by Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services.

The driver of the truck, a 29-year-old male from Dundalk, and two passengers, a 30-year-old female and an 8-year-old male, did not sustain any physical injuries in the collision.

Roads in the area were closed for several hours while police investigated.  

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has dash camera footage is encouraged to call the Traffic Services Unit 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.

Occ: 23-156161 (951)

Media Inquiries:
Waterloo Regional Police Service
Public Information Unit
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188

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