(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On August 16, 2020, at approximately 4:00 a.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded along with Centre Wellington Fire and Rescue and Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services to a single motor vehicle collision on Wellington Road 7 near Wellington Road 18 in the Township of Centre Wellington.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 sedan was travelling southbound on Wellington Road 7 when it left the roadway, entered the ditch and collided with a tree. The 20-year-old male driver from Kitchener was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The name is being withheld pending next of kin notification.
The cause of the collision is currently being investigated by Wellington County OPP and OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI). The roadway was closed and has since reopened.
The Wellington County OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision to please call 1-888-310-1122.