Haldimand OPP Briefs
Excessive Speed Results In Charge
DECEWSVILLE—Haldimand OPP has charged a 20-year-old male following a traffic stop at a Highway 3, Decewsville address.
On Friday, March 9, 2018 at 9:13 p.m. OPP were conducting patrols on Highway 3 near Dry Lake Road when an officer noticed a vehicle travelling west bound at more than 50 km above the 80 km per hour posted speed limit.
OPP stopped the vehicle and investigated.
OPP has charged a 20-year-old of North Cayuga with racing a motor vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act.
His driver's licence was immediately seized at the scene and suspended for seven days.
His vehicle was also impounded for seven days.
He is to appear in Provincial Court Cayuga at a later date to answer to the charge.
Driver Charged Following Fail To Remain Collision
DUNNVILLE—Haldimand OPP has charged a 74-year-old male with multiple offences after investigating a two-vehicle, fail-to-remain collision that occurred at a Broad Street East, Dunnville address.
On Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 1:15 p.m. OPP, Haldimand County Fire Services and Haldimand County paramedics responded to the intersection of Broad Street East and Taylor Road for a two-vehicle collision after a driver reported their vehicle was struck by a silver coloured SUV that had fled the scene.
OPP investigation determined a blue Chevrolet vehicle was travelling north bound at the intersection of Broad Street and Taylor Road when it was struck by a silver coloured SUV that was travelling west bound on Broad Street East.
Witnesses reported that the suspect vehicle fled the scene and continued to travel west bound on Broad Street and was parked at a Queen Street address.
Officers located the vehicle and identified the male driver, who was subsequently arrested without incident.
Both drivers of the vehicles involved were treated at a local hospital for minor injuries.
OPP has charged the 74-year-old of Dunnville with:
- Fail to remain
- Fail to stop for red light
- Drive while under suspension
- Use plates not authorized for vehicle
- Operate motor vehicle without insurance
Further investigation determined he was wanted by Hamilton Police Service for traffic related offences.
He was held for a bail hearing in Provincial Court Cayuga.
OPP Investigating Fatal Collision On Highway 6 In Walpole Township
Deceased female identified
WALPOLE—Haldimand OPP is investigating a fatal single motor vehicle collision that occurred at a Highway 6, Walpole Township address.
On Friday, March 9, 2018 at 1:12 a.m., OPP, Haldimand County Fire Services and Haldimand County paramedics responded to Highway 6 between Haldimand Road 70 and Concession 6 Walpole for a single-vehicle collision where a passerby reported a down power line and noticed a vehicle was rolled over in the ditch on the east side of the highway.
OPP investigation, thus far, has determined a grey vehicle was travelling south bound on Highway 6 when it crossed the north bound lane and struck a utility pole on the east side of the highway. The female driver was ejected from the vehicle.
The female suffered life threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The deceased female has been identified as 18-year-old Brooke Smith of Port Dover.
OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) is assisting with the ongoing investigation.
Highway 6 was closed between Haldimand Road 70 and Concession 6 Walpole for approximately eight hours while emergency crews and investigators were on scene.
Fail To Remain Collision - OPP Seeking Witnesses
HAGERSVILLE—Haldimand OPP is investigating a fail to remain collision that occurred at a King Street East, Hagersville address.
On Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 3:10 a.m. OPP responded to King Street East after a witness reported a red Chevrolet vehicle struck a parked trailer and the driver fled the area on foot last seen running towards Main Street.
OPP investigation, thus far, has determined a red Chevrolet car was travelling on King Street East and struck a parked trailer that was attached to a pickup truck. The unknown occupant(s) fled the area.
One witness reported seeing a male return to the vehicle. The male is described as being 18-25 years old, wearing a baseball cap, brown jacket and blue jeans.
A second male, described as wearing a baseball cap and a plaid shirt, was also seen at the vehicle.
The two males were seen trying to push the vehicle but were unsuccessful.
They were last seen walking toward Main Street.
OPP located the registered owner of the vehicle who told police the vehicle had been stolen.
OPP continue to investigate.