Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Two cyclists struck and killed on Walpole Island

Lambton OPP officials allege: On June 22, 2022 shortly before 5 a.m., members of Walpole Island Police Service and Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded, along with Chatham-Kent Emergency Medical Service and Walpole Island Fire Department, to the report of two cyclists that had been struck by a vehicle on River Road.

The cyclists have been pronounced deceased.

The driver has been transported to hospital with serious injuries.

River Road is currently closed for the investigation between Firehall Road and Austin Road.

The names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

Updates will be provided when they become available.

If you have information on this event, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or *OPP (677) on your mobile phone.

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