Area OPP Police Press Releases

Fatal Collison Involving Snowplow Near Mitchell

(WEST PERTH, ON) – The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are on scene of a fatal collision involving a car and a snowplow south of Mitchell.

Just before 8:30 p.m. on December 19 2020, the Perth County OPP, Perth County Paramedic Service, and the West Perth Fire Department responded to a collision at the intersection of Perth Road 164 (Highway 23) and Line 32, just south of Mitchell.

A car travelling westbound on Line 32 and a snowplow travelling northbound on Perth Road 164 collided at the intersection. This intersection is controlled by a stop sign in the east and west directions.

The driver of the car was transported to a local hospital, where they were pronounced deceased. A passenger of the car was also transported to local hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the snowplow was not injured.

The West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team are en route to assist with the investigation. The areas of Perth Road 164 between Frank Street and Perth Line 29, and Line 32 between Road 168 and Road 160 remain closed as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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