Area OPP Police Press Releases

Fatal Collision Near Walton

(CENTRAL HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently on scene of a fatal motor vehicle collision that took place this morning west of Walton.

At approximately 7:00 a.m. Huron County OPP, Huron County Paramedic Services and North Huron Fire Department responded to a single motor vehicle collision located on Blyth Road (Huron County #25) west of Walton.

The preliminary investigation has determined a sport utility vehicle was travelling eastbound on Blyth Road (Huron County #25) when the vehicle left the roadway, entered into the south ditch and collided with a tree. Upon colliding with tree the vehicle became fully engulfed in fire.

The driver/lone occupant died at the scene.   

The deceased has yet to be identified.  

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation with assistance from the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management & Enforcement (TIME) Team.

Blyth Road (Huron County #25) is currently closed between Clyde Line and Brussels Line. Please use an alternate route to avoid delays.

Further information will be provided pending next-of-kin notification.

Any person with information regarding this crash should immediately contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677. 

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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