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.
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