FATAL Car Crash Near PERTH ONTARIO – OPP Close Hwy 43 – JUNE 14, 2015 UPDATED

FATAL Car Crash Near PERTH ONTARIO – OPP Close Hwy 43 – JUNE 14, 2015  UPDATED

Officers form the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (#OPP) continue to investigate a collision on County Road 43 (Hwy 43) in Drummond North Elmsley Township, that resulted in the death of two people.

Hwy 43 remains closed between Frizell Road and Churchill Road south of the Town of Perth and north of the Hamlet of Port Elmsley. The road closures and any diversions will be in place until at least 6pm Sunday 15th June 2015.

Port Elmsley Road between Rideau Ferry Road and Hwy 43 remains open as a diversion for traffic between the Town of Perth and Town of Smiths falls.

The investigation is active and continuous.

Lanark County OPP are requesting that anyone who initially assisted at the scene or witnessed the collision to contact Lanark County Detachment 613 267 2626 or by using the OPP Toll Free Number 1 888 310 1122.

UPDATED 8:31 Monday June 15, 2015

HIGHWAY 43 FATAL COLLISION. (SECOND UPDATE)
(Drummond North Elmsley Township, ON) – Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) continue to investigate a collision on County Road 43 (Hwy 43) in Drummond North Elmsley Township, that resulted in the death of two people.

A sixty one (61) year old man and fifty eight (58) year old woman from Tay Valley Township died and a fifty three (53) year old Rideau Lakes man was admitted to hospital with serious injuries when a Chevrolet pickup truck and Kawasaki motor cycle collided at 2.20pm on Sunday 14th May 2015.

Highway 43 was closed between Churchill Road and Frizell Road for seven hours.

The investigation is ongoing.

Lanark County OPP have received a number of calls from witnesses who have responded to media requests and continue to ask anyone else  who initially assisted at the scene or witnessed the collision to contact Lanark County Detachment 613 267 2626 or by using the OPP Toll Free Number 1 888 310 1122.

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