WRPS Continue to Investigate Single Motor Vehicle Collision in Woolwich

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Waterloo Region, Ontario - Waterloo Regional Police are continuing to investigate a single motor vehicle collision in the area of Northfield Drive East and New Jerusalem Road in Woolwich Township.

On August 7, 2022, at approximately 8:05 p.m., emergency services responded to reports of a collision.

The driver of a motor vehicle was travelling on Northfield Drive East when they lost control, left the roadway and struck a hydro pole. The driver then fled the scene of the collision on foot.

Officers arrived in the area and arrested the driver a short distance away. The driver was transported to a local hospital by Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services with non-life-threatening injuries.

As a result of the investigation, a 36-year-old Woolwich Township male was charged with Dangerous Operation and Fail to Remain.

The investigation is ongoing by members of the Traffic Services Unit.

Anyone else who witnessed the incident or may have any video footage is asked to call the Traffic Services Unit at 519-570-9777 extension 8856 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

Occ: 22-188367 (951)

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

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