Single Motor Vehicle Collision Results in Fatality – Fort Erie

On May 1st, 2022, at 10:15pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 5 District (Fort Erie) responded alongside Niagara Emergency Medical Service (NEMS) paramedics and members from the Fort Erie Fire Department for reports of a single vehicle collision on Bertie Street between Concession Road and Douglas Street, in the Town of Fort Erie.

Upon arrival, officers located the vehicle, a black 4-door Infiniti and determined it had collided with a fire hydrant.  The driver, a 19-year-old male from the Town of Fort Erie was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The identity of the driver is not being released.

Detectives assigned to the Collision Reconstruction Unit are appealing to members of the public who may have been in the area at the time of the collision.  Residents with CCTV footage that captures Bertie Street, Concession Road, and/or Douglas Street, 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 can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.


Incident #22-45111