Waterloo Regional Police Continues to Investigate a Fatal Collision in Woolwich Township

Media Release

UPDATED MEDIA RELEASE: 

Waterloo Region, Ontario - Members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service have charged a 20-year-old male in connection to a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on October 24, 2021. 

As a result of the investigation, the driver was charged with the following offences: 

  • two counts of Dangerous Driving - Causing Death 
  • two counts of Operation Causing Death 
  • Operation While Impaired - Blood-Drug Concentration 

The accused is scheduled to appear in court on August 19, 2022. 

Occ: 21-247717 (953)

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

To receive our Media Releases, subscribe here: https://www.wrps.on.ca/subscribe.  

For updated information and crime prevention tips, visit our Website or follow us on TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube and LinkedIn.

PREVIOUS MEIDA RELEASE: 

Waterloo Region, Ontario - Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate a fatal collision in Woolwich Township.

On Sunday, October 24, 2021, at approximately 8:45 p.m., emergency services responded to the area of Line 86 and Sideroad 16 in Woolwich Township for a collision involving a vehicle and horse and buggy.

A Honda Civic, operated by a 20-year-old male, was traveling east on Line 86 when it collided with the horse and buggy.

The two occupants in the buggy, a 76-year-old male and 79-year-old female from Waterloo Region were ejected.

Both occupants were transported to Guelph hospital. The 76-year-old male died as a result of his injuries.  The female was later transported via Ornge Air to Hamilton General Hospital in critical condition.

The driver and passenger in the Honda were uninjured. 

The horse was uninjured.

The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777 extension 8856. To submit anonymous tips, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.waterloocrimestoppers.com

Occ: 21-247717 (953)

Media Inquiries:

Waterloo Regional Police Service
Public Information Unit
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188
publicinfo@wrps.on.ca   

To receive our Media Releases, subscribe here: https://www.wrps.on.ca/subscribe.  

For updated information and crime prevention tips, visit our Website or follow us on TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube and LinkedIn.

 

Contact Us

How Do I...