Wy­oming man dead in head-on col­li­sion

Crash hap­pened near Til­bury Tues­day morn­ing

The Observer (Sarnia) - - NEWS - ELL­WOOD SHREVE

A 24-year-old Wy­oming man is dead and a 22-year-old Chatham man sus­tained se­ri­ous in­juries in a head-on crash on Queen’s Line near Til­bury early Tues­day morn­ing.

The Chatham man, who re­mains in hos­pi­tal, is ex­pected to re­cover, stated a me­dia re­lease from the Chatham-Kent Po­lice Ser­vice, is­sued Tues­day af­ter­noon.

Emer­gency crews were called to the two-ve­hi­cle col­li­sion be­tween Sin­clair Road and the High­way 401 over­pass at ap­prox­i­mately 6 a.m.

It is not cer­tain at this point whether the foggy con­di­tions played a part in the crash.

“It was foggy this morn­ing, but I think it’s just too early in the in­ves­ti­ga­tion to say that it was a fac­tor at this point,” pub­lic in­for­ma­tion of­fi­cer Const. Kelly Hel­bin said

The in­ves­ti­ga­tion re­mains on­go­ing by the traf­fic man­age­ment unit.

Any wit­nesses to the col­li­sion are asked to con­tact Const. Ron Tricker at ront@chatham-kent.ca or at 519-436-6600 ext. 81784.

Anony­mous calls can also be made to Crime Stop­pers at 1-800222-TIPS (8477) or on­line at crimestop­pers.on.ca.

“On be­half of the CKPS, our thoughts and prayers are with the man’s fam­ily, and at this time we are ask­ing the pub­lic to re­spect their pri­vacy,” stated the me­dia re­lease.

ELL­WOOD SHREVE/CHATHAM DAILY NEWS

A Wy­oming man, 24, is dead and a Chatham man, 22, is se­ri­ously in­jured fol­low­ing a head-on col­li­sion on Queen's Line, east of Til­bury that oc­curred around 7 a.m. on Tues­day, Mem­bers of the Chatham-Kent Traf­fic Man­age­ment Unit are seen in­ves­ti­gat­ing the crash.

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