Driver facing charges following fatal single-vehicle-collision: Chatham-Kent police
The Chatham-Kent police crest is seen on a uniform in Chatham, Ont. (Chris Campbell / CTV Windsor)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- A driver is facing charges after a single-vehicle collision in Chatham-Kent resulted in the death of the vehicle’s 19-year-old passenger.
Shortly after midnight Monday, emergency crews responded to the crash on Longwoods Road, west of Louisville.
Police say as a result of the collision, the passenger of the vehicle was pronounced dead on-scene and the driver was transported to Chatham-Kent Health Alliance with minor injuries.
“Members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service offer their deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim,” a news release from CKPS says.
Through investigation, police say they believe the driver had been drinking, and has since been arrested for impaired operation causing death.