Welland man dies in single vehicle crash Tuesday night

A 71 year old Welland man is dead following a single vehicle crash Tuesday evening. 

Niagara Regional Police were called to the crash scene just after 7:30 p.m. on Thorold Road near Centennial Drive in Welland. 

Investigation revealed the driver lost control of his vehicle, crossed the westbound lanes of traffic and struck a tree. 

Another motorist flagged down a passing paramedic supervisor who quickly attended to the single occupant.
 
The driver was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 
 
The crash remains under investigation by the Coroner's Office and Detectives of the Niagara Regional Police Services Collision Reconstruction Unit.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact investigators at (905) 688-4111, extension 5500.