(CALEDON, ON) – On May 15, 2014 at approximately 11:40 am, officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a serious motor vehicle collision on Charleston Side Road at Heart Lake Road. Preliminary investigation has revealed that a southbound minivan entered Charleston Side Road colliding with a westbound tractor trailer. In an attempt to evade the motor vehicle collision, the truck veered to the left and rolled onto the passenger side, striking a hydro pole.
There were five occupants in the minivan and the driver was airlifted to a trauma centre. On May 17th, the driver succumbed to his injuries. The passengers, including 2 toddlers, were transported to area hospitals with minor injuries. The driver of the transport was uninjured but transported to hospital for precautionary measures.
The motor vehicle collision is still under investigation.