Wallaceburg crash claims the life of 18-year-old woman

An accident in Wallaceburg last night took the life of an 18-year-old woman and sent an 18-year-old man to a Windsor hospital with hypothermia.

The single vehicle crash occurred on Border Road, just after 8 p.m. The vehicle left the road and entered a water-filled ditch, landing upside down and becoming partially submerged. When police arrived a volunteer firefighter was already on the scene. Both victims were transported to Sydenham District Hospital and the man was transferred to Hotel-Dieu-Grace in Windsor.

The names of those involved in the collision are not being released at this time.

The collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact constable Doug Cowell at dougc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.






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