(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) - On January 26, 2020, Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and emergency services responded to a serious collision involving two motor vehicles on Wellington Road 24, south-east of Hillsburgh in the Town of Erin. Initial reports indicated that two sedans had collided head-on and 3 people were injured.
A local man was transported to a nearby hospital while his passenger, a local female, was transferred to a trauma centre. The lone occupant of the second sedan was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. All injuries are considered non-life-threatening.
As a result of the investigation, Benjamin Mitchell MacDONALD, 20-years-old of Mono Township, has been charged with two counts of Impaired Operation cause Bodily Harm, Possession of Cocaine and Novice Driver with a Blood Alcohol Concentration above Zero. He is scheduled to appear in the Ontario court of justice-Guelph on February 28, 2020.
The Wellington County OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision to please call 1-888-310-1122.