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Pedestrian dead, another injured in separate mishaps

Web posted on January 15, 2020

Pedestrian Killed In Collision

On January 14th, 2020, at 9:40am, the Guelph Police Service responded to a collision on Woolwich Street in front of the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre in the City of Guelph. A 79 year old male pedestrian from Guelph was found with serious injuries after having been struck by a vehicle driving south bound. On duty members of the Ontario Provincial Police arrived on scene and performed CPR. The male was treated on scene and then transported by paramedics to the Guelph General Hospital. Regrettably the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the motor vehicle involved, an 85 year old male from Elora, has been charged with Careless Driving Causing Death contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. He will appear in court on April 7th, 2020.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Scott Riche at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7478, email him at sriche@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.

Please note that driver was also transported to the Guelph General Hospital for treatment.

Pedestrian Injured In Hit And Run

Some time between 1:00am and 1:30am on January 12th, 2020, an adult female pedestrian was stuck by a vehicle at the intersection of Norfolk Street and MacDonell Street in the City of Guelph. The driver of the involved vehicle failed to stop, identify themselves, or render assistance to the female pedestrian. The involved vehicle is described as being a newer model white 4 door sedan. It is believed that the vehicle sustained minor damage to the hood and/or bumper as a result of the collision. The female pedestrian sustained minor injuries.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Michael Braga at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7144, email him at mbraga@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.


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