Fatal collision involving four vehicles closes Hwy 7

Posted on: January 25, 2024

Investigation Ongoing


The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to investigate a fatal collision which resulted in the death of one person.

Lanark County OPP officers, Lanark County Paramedics and Drummond-North Elmsley Firefighters responded to the collision on Highway-7 near Westshore Road, between Perth and Innisville around 10:15 a.m. on January 24, 2024.

The collision involved a transport truck, a pick-up truck and two passenger vehicles.

The driver of the pick-up, a 54-year-old male from Tweed, was pronounced deceased at the scene. One other person was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Lanark OPP continues to investigate, with assistance from OPP Traffic Collision Investigators and a Collision Reconstructionist.

 The highway remained closed for several hours.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have dashcam video is asked to contact the investigators at the Lanark County Detachment at 1-888-310-1122

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