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Amherstburg police investigate fatal crash at Simcoe St. and Meloche Road

The Amherstburg Police Service were called to investigate a two-car collision at the intersection of Simcoe St. and Meloche Road that resulted in the death of one of the drivers.

The accident occurred at roughly 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. Police say one vehicle was northbound on Meloche Road and the other was westbound on Simcoe St.

Amherstburg police investigated a two-vehicle collision at the corner of Simcoe St. and Meloche Road Tuesday morning. One driver died while the other had non-life threatening injuries.

Amherstburg police investigated a two-vehicle collision at the corner of Simcoe St. and Meloche Road Tuesday morning. One driver died while the other had non-life threatening injuries.

The accident was still under investigation at press time and a cause was not determined. The identity of the deceased was not released when this issue went to press.

Police say the victim was partially ejected from the vehicle. Accident reconstruction officers were on scene.

The other driver was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The intersection was closed for several hours. This story will be updated as further developments arise.

Local man receives three-day license suspension

 

 

A report to the Amherstburg Police Service regarding a possible impaired driver led to a license suspension last week.

Amherstburg police received the report of a possible impaired driver last Tuesday night and subsequently were able to stop a silver Ford truck on Front Road North. As a result, police issued a three-day license suspension to a 20-year-old Amherstburg man.

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Thefts   Amherstburg police report that a license plate was stolen off of a trailer in the 1200 block of Concession 2 North. The matter was reported to police around 9:50 a.m. Saturday. There are no suspects, but anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

  • A wallet was reported stolen from a local address last Saturday afternoon. The incident was reported to police around 12:15 p.m. Saturday. Amherstburg police say the theft occurred in the 300 block of Fryer St.

 

Accident   Amherstburg police charged a 31-year-old Amherstburg woman with following too closely after a two-vehicle collision in the 500 block of Sandwich St. S. The accident took place last Friday around 3:55 p.m.

 

Mischief   Police were called to a home in the 7000 block of Howard Ave. last Wednesday where a window was reportedly broken in a home overnight. It is not certain whether anyone tried to enter the home or not, but police say there does not appear to be anything taken from the home. The matter is still under investigation.

 

Stats   Amherstburg police responded to eight 911 hang-up calls and nine alarm calls last week. There were 32 traffic-related charges also laid by police last week.

 

—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Teen dies due to injuries from Feb. 13 crash

 

A 16-year-old passenger that was in a single-vehicle rollover on Concession 4 North Feb. 13 has succumbed to his injuries.

Amherstburg police say the youth had been transferred to Detroit for treatment but has died of his injuries. Police couldn’t confirm his name but social media tributes have identified the victim at 16-year-old Nick Dyer of LaSalle. He died Sunday.

A 16-year-old youth, identified through social media tributes as Nick Dyer of LaSalle, died Mar. 12 as a result of his injuries from this Feb. 13 crash on Concession 4 North.

A 16-year-old youth, identified through social media tributes as Nick Dyer of LaSalle, died Mar. 12 as a result of his injuries from this Feb. 13 crash on Concession 4 North.

The four occupants escaped from the vehicle prior to the vehicle catching fire.

Amherstburg police state the investigation is ongoing into the crash.

Four sent to hospital after single vehicle crash

 

 

A 2014 Chevy Impala carrying four 16-year-old males crashed Monday afternoon sending all four to hospital.

Amherstburg police say that around 3:15 p.m., the vehicle was northbound on Concession 4 North, north of North Side Road, when the driver lost control. The vehicle rolled, ended up in a farmer’s field and caught fire.

All four occupants managed to exit the vehicle before it caught fire and were transported to hospital. Police say three occupants are being treated for minor injuries with one of the passengers was transported to Detroit with serious injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has information, they are asked to contact Amherstburg police at 519-736-3622 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS.

 

A charred 2014 Chevy Impala sits in a farmer’s field on the west side of Concession 4 North.

A charred 2014 Chevy Impala sits in a farmer’s field on the west side of Concession 4 North.

Other accidents   Amherstburg police allege a vehicle was traveling “too fast” on the curve at Concession 2 North and South Riverview and left the roadway, striking a roadside.

Police say that a 32-year-old Amherstburg woman was charged with careless driving.

The accident occurred around 2:50 p.m. last Tuesday (Feb. 7).

  • There were a pair of separate reports of vehicles striking deer last week.

A four-door Ford hit a deer on Concession 3 South around 7:20 a.m. Feb. 6. There were no injuries or charges.

The second vehicle vs. deer accident was on Walker Road, near Texas Road. Police add there were no injuries or charges in that instance either.

 

RIDE   The Amherstburg Police Service conducted a RIDE program last week and checked 375 vehicles in the process. Police say one ticket was issued to a 21-year-old Amherstburg man for being intoxicated in a public place.

 

Stats   Amherstburg police laid 93 traffic related charges in the week of Feb. 6-13. There were a total of 236 calls for service.

 

—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

 

ATV accident sends one to hospital

 

 

Special to the RTT

 

Amherstburg Police were dispatched to the 800 block of Alma Street for a ATV accident last Friday night.

Police state that an ATV with two occupants’ is believed to rolled over into the ditch injuring the passenger.

With the assistance of Amherstburg police, Essex-Windsor EMS and the Amherstburg Fire Department, the injured female was removed from a bush area and transported to hospital with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and police add that alcohol is believed to be a factor in the case.

Additional information was unavailable as of press time.

Anyone with information or witnessed the accident is asked to contact the Amherstburg Police Service at 519-736-3622 or Windsor/Essex Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477.

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Snow Removal Reminders   After Sunday’s heavy snowfall, the Amherstburg Police Service issued several reminders regarding what to do and what not to do after a snowfall. Police point out that town by-laws prohibit snow from being pushed onto the roadway when shoveling or clearing a driveway or sidewalk. All sidewalks must be cleared, police state.

Also, the use of ATV’s is prohibited on all roadways withing the Town of Amherstburg, police add.