Chatham-Kent OPP officials allege: On November 23, 2020 at approximately 11:05 a.m. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Chatham-Kent officers responded to the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 east of County 42 for a report of a motor vehicle collision.
Highway 401 eastbound lanes at County Road 42 was closed for several hours to allow for investigation.
One person was pronounced deceased at the scene and a second person was transported to hospital with injuries.
As a result of the investigation on January 9, 2021, a 24-year-old Windsor man has been charged with Careless Driving Cause Death and Careless Driving Cause Bodily Harm under the Highway Traffic Act and is scheduled to appear in Chatham-Kent Provincial Offences Court on February 24, 2021.
Any person with information is being urged should contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or the Chatham-Kent detachment at (519) 352-1122.
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