OPP Investigate Fatal Crash in Tecumseh


Essex County OPP continues to investigate a fatal crash in Tecumseh, Ont.

Police were called to Manning Road at Highway 401 just after 3 p.m. Friday. According to police, a vehicle was turning southbound from the Highway 401 off-ramp when it was hit by a vehicle travelling northbound on Manning Road.

The lone occupant of one of the vehicles was rushed to area hospital by Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services with life-threatening injuries, but has since died.

Police say the driver of the second vehicle was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Constable Jim Root tells AM800 News the name of the deceased is being withheld while police notify loved-ones.

The intersection was closed for more than three hours while he OPP's Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) unit reconstructed the scene.

Anyone with who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact OPP or Crime Stoppers anonymously.