Area OPP Police Press Releases

Fatal Collision

(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA, ON) – On February 7, 2021, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded along with Guelph Fire Department, Guelph Police Service, and Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services to a single motor vehicle collision on Speedvale Avenue east of Wellington Road 32 in the Township of Guelph-Eramosa.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a passenger vehicle was travelling eastbound on Speedvale Avenue when it left the roadway, rolled over, and collided with a tree. A 40-year-old male passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene. Two other occupants were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

The cause of the collision is currently being investigated by Wellington County OPP and OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI). Speedvale Avenue remains closed between Wellington Road 32 and Elmira Road North for the investigation.

The Wellington County OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision to please call 1-888-310-1122.

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