On February 27th, 2023, at 2:49pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake) responded alongside the Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department and Niagara Emergency Medical Service (NEMS) paramedics for a motor vehicle collision on Glendale Avenue at Homer Road, in the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Upon arrival, officers determined a 91-year-old male was operating a 2015 Mini Cooper east on Glendale Avenue when a collision occurred with a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer that was travelling west on Glendale Avenue. Witnesses to the collision assisted by providing lifesaving measures to the driver of the Mini Cooper who was unresponsive after the collision. He was ultimately transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The driver of the Chevrolet Blazer sustained no physical injuries.
Detectives assigned to the NRPS Collision Reconstruction Unit have assumed carriage of the investigation. They are being supported by detectives from the NRPS Forensic Services Unit. The circumstances related to the cause of the collision remain under investigation.
Witnesses to the collision and motorists who were in the area with an operational dash-camera are encouraged to review their footage and contact the lead detective at 905-688-4111, option 3, badge 1009170 with any relevant information.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.