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Amherstburg Police Service still investigating fatal accident

 

A fatal accident that took place Monday afternoon remains under investigation.

The Amherstburg Police Service states that police and fire services from both Amherstburg and LaSalle, along with OPP, responded with Essex-Windsor EMS to a collision at the intersection of County Road 8 and Concession 6 North around 2 p.m. Monday. Police state that the collision involved a 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle and a 2009 Toyota Corolla.

Amherstburg police say that emergency services arrived to find the driver of the motorcycle being tended to by other people who had come across the collision scene. Police are extending their thanks to those motorists who were in the area who stopped in an attempt to save a life. Police say that those “efforts were heroic.”

The motorcycle driver, a 48-year-old man from Leamington, was transported to hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. No name had been released as of press time.

The driver of the Toyota Corolla, a female from Amherstburg, was uninjured, police add.

Amherstburg police say the collision is currently under investigation and no further information was being released as of early Tuesday afternoon.

If anyone has any information about the collision, they are encouraged to contact the Amherstburg Police Service at 519-736-3622 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS). People can also report information online at www.catchcrooks.com.

Assault   Amherstburg police say a 25-year-old female was arrested and charged following an incident on Texas Road last Tuesday afternoon. The alleged altercation took place in the 100 block of Texas Road and the woman faces an assault charge.

 

Fight    The Amherstburg Police Service is continuing to investigate a fight that reportedly took place at Shooter’s Roadhouse around 1 a.m. last Saturday. Police say no charges have been laid as of yet. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-736-2252. Police add that one male was treated by Essex-Windsor EMS.

 

Drug activity   Amherstburg police say that two youths on a break from a driver’s education class at the Libro Centre were allegedly engaged in drug activity. It was reported last Tuesday around 9 a.m. Police say both were spoken to and their parents were advised.

 

Trespassing   The Amherstburg Police Service states there were several reports of ATVs in the area of Concession 2 North, Texas Road, and Golfview. Everyone is to be aware that it is illegal to operate these vehicles on the roadway and on property that does not belong to them without permission, police note, adding that this includes town property and railway tracks.

 

Scam   The Amherstburg Police Service have also once again had an increase in the CRA scam calls threatening to arrest people unless they deal with the issue immediately, then ask for personal info. Police remind citizens to never to give out personal information and if someone calls you claiming to be the CRA, hang up.

 

Acquittal   A 24-year-old Amherstburg man that was charged after a fatal accident almost two years ago was found not guilty of the charges Monday. Brandin Crosier was found not guilty of criminal negligence causing death and dangerous driving. Numerous Windsor media outlets reported the verdict, which stemmed from the Nov. 2016 accident on County Road 18. The accident claimed the life of 30-year-old Adam Pouget.

 

Guilty plea   A 52-year-old Brampton man has pleaded guilty to five charges laid after a fatal crash on Highway 401 that killed a 42-year-old Amherstburg woman and her 14-year-old son. The driver pleaded guilty to two counts of dangerous driving causing death and three counts of dangerous driving causing bodily harm. Both the Windsor Star and AM800 report that Manjit Parmar will be sentenced in September.

Amherstburg police investigating fatal crash

 

The Amherstburg Police Service are investigating a two-vehicle collision at a rural intersection that has resulted in a fatality.

The Thursday morning collision closed the intersection of Alma St. and Howard Ave. and Amherstburg police reported early Thursday afternoon that one person died as a result of the crash. Police say the collision occurred around 7:50 a.m. between a 2014 black Honda Civic that was eastbound on Alma St. and a 2013 black Mazda 3 that was northbound on Howard Ave.

Amherstburg police say that a 58-year-old Harrow woman, who was driving the Mazda 3, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police have not released a name.

The driver of the Honda Civic was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police add.

The Amherstburg Fire Department and Essex-Windsor EMS also attended the scene. A hydro pole was knocked down as a result of the collision, the fire department stated via its Twitter account.

The road was closed for several hours but has since re-opened. Amherstburg police say the investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Amherstburg police at 519-736-3622 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477).

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.

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.

Amherstburg police investigating fatal accident

 

(UPDATE — Friday, Nov. 18 — Amherstburg police have now identified the 30-year-old man that was struck and killed Thursday morning. Investigation has indicated the victim is 30-year-old Adam Pouget of Amherstburg. Amherstburg police stated Friday that Pouget was either walking or riding a skateboard near the shoulder of the westbound lane  on his way to work to a job site in Amherstburg with Tilbury Concrete. He was struck and killed by an eastbound silver Ford Focus that police say was passing another vehicle on County Road 18. Police say that visibility conditions were “extremely poor” due to fog. Speed and weather conditions are factors in the crash, police add. The driver of the Focus, a 23-year-old Amherstburg man, has been charged with adult causing death by criminal negligence. The driver was released on a promise to appear and has a Dec. 20 court date.)

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is currently investigating a collision that occurred Thursday morning.

Amherstburg police confirmed that a 30-year-old Amherstburg man was fatally struck on County Road 18 (Simcoe St.) at approximately 6:40 a.m. He was struck by a 2011 Ford Focus that was travelling eastbound, driven by a 23-year-old Amherstburg male.

According to the Amherstburg Police Service, the Focus was attempting to pass another vehicle when it struck the 30-year-old male in the westbound lane. Police say the 30-year-old male was travelling westbound on a skateboard.

Const. Steve Owen and Sr. Const. Viktor Burany investigate a fatal crash that took place the morning of Nov. 16 on County Road 18.

Const. Steve Owen and Sr. Const. Viktor Burany investigate a fatal crash that took place the morning of Nov. 16 on County Road 18.

The Amherstburg Fire Department tweeted at 7:22 a.m. that the road had been closed. Police had County Road 18 closed between Meloche Road and Concession 4 South but stated the road was re-opened around 12:25 p.m.

Visibility is believed to have been a factor, police add.

The area had been blanketed with fog this morning.

The 30-year-old male was pronounced deceased on scene. The 23-year-old driver of the Focus was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

Amherstburg police say the investigation is ongoing and have yet to release the name of the victim. No further information was available as of 1:20 p.m. Thursday.

(Editor’s Note: This story has been updated from the original version to provide additional information released by the Amherstburg Police Service.)