Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Charges laid after double fatal crash outside of Wallaceburg in March

Charges have been laid following a double fatal crash just outside of Wallaceburg back in March.

Chatham-Kent OPP officials say the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a driver involved in a two-vehicle fatal collision that occurred on March 8, 2020, at approximately 4:25 p.m. on St. Clair Road between Border Road and Heritage Line, just outside of Wallaceburg.

An 87-year-old woman and an 88-year-old man both from Sarnia, Ontario died from injuries sustained in the collision.

As a result of the investigation, a 39-year-old Chatham woman is charged with the following offences:

– Impaired Operation of a Conveyance Causing Death (two counts)

– Impaired Operation of a Conveyance Causing Death – Excessive Drug Concentration (two counts)

– Dangerous Operation Causing Death (two counts)

– Possession of a Controlled Substance – Fentanyl

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Chatham on August 27, 2020.

Here is our previous coverage on the incident:

Update: Crash outside of Wallaceburg claims another life

Fatal crash just outside of Wallaceburg

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