(MIDDLESEX, ON) - On December 29, 2019, shortly after 9:00 p.m., a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Middlesex Detachment observed a motor vehicle in the area of Wellington Road South in the City of London. Initial investigation revealed that the vehicle had been reported stolen and a traffic stop was initiated. The vehicle failed to stop and fled the area.
Shortly thereafter, the vehicle was observed entering the intersection of Wellington Road and Southdale Road, where it was involved in a motor vehicle collision. London-Middlesex Emergency Medical Services (EMS) attended, and the occupants of the second vehicle were transported to hospital with minor injuries. Three unidentified individuals from the stolen vehicle fled the scene on foot. London Police Service Canine Unit attended the area to assist; however, the individuals were not located.
The investigation remains ongoing at this time, and anyone with information is asked to contact Middlesex County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.
Further details will be provided when available.