Police Press Releases Waterloo Regional Police

88 Year Old Airlifted To Hospital After Pulling Out Into Traffic

Publish Date: Jan 21, 2021
Incident Date: Jan 21, 2021

On Thursday, January 21, 2021, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to the area of Hutchison Road just north of William Hastings Line in Wellesley for a collision involving two motor vehicles.

A Dodge Ram flatbed truck was travelling north on Hutchison Road when it collided with a Toyota Rav which pulled out from a private drive. The Toyota was occupied by an 88-year-old male who sustained serious injuries and was transported to an out of region hospital by air ambulance.

The truck was occupied by a 38-year-old male driver and a child who were uninjured. Hutchison Road between William Hastings Line and Boomer Line remains closed while emergency crews and collision investigators are on scene. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Traffic Services Unit at 519-570-9777 extension 8856 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. High winds and blowing snow were contributing factors to the collision. The investigation remains ongoing and charges are pending.

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