Area OPP Police Press Releases

Fatal Collision – Two Teens Airlifted

(TOWNSHIP OF MAPLETON, ON) – On March 19, 2023, at approximately 11:50 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious collision involving a single motor vehicle on Wellington Road 12, Mapleton. Initial reports indicated that a black sedan had left the roadway and the three occupants were injured.

Emergency service responded and all occupants were transported to a local hospital. A 17-year-old driver from Mount Forest was pronounced deceased. A 15-year-old passenger from Mount Forest, and 15-year-old passenger from Southgate, were both air-lifted to a trauma centre with serious injuries.

The cause of the collision is being investigated and Wellington County OPP is asking with information related to this collision to call 1-888-310-1122.

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