Driver Air Lifted to Hospital After Collision

  • Community   Tuesday, March 21, 2023   

On Tuesday, March 21, 2023 shortly after 7:30 a.m. the Stratford Police Service was notified of a serious motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Road 122 and Line 29, in the Township of Perth South. 

Officers arrived on scene to find a 2019 Ford Escape resting on its side against a tree. The driver who had been trapped inside the vehicle had been assisted out with the help of a witness who was on scene. 

Due to serious injuries suffered by the driver of the Ford Escape, the driver was air lifted to Victoria Hospital in London for treatment. 

The area was closed down to allow for the Stratford Police Service Collision Reconstruction Team to conduct an investigation. 

The investigation to this point has revealed that the Ford Escape had been travelling south bound on Road 122 when it was struck by a 2020 Honda Civic that was west bound on Line 29. This intersection is controlled by a stop sign for north/south traffic on Road 122. 

The driver of the Honda Civic did not suffer any injuries and the investigation regarding this collision remains ongoing. 

Further updates will be provided once available.