Fatal collision between Mini Cooper and milk tanker truck closes section of County Rd. 31

Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

WINCHESTER SPRINGS — SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a fatal collision between a Mini Cooper and milk tanker truck, on County Rd. 31, north of Winchester Springs.

Police say their preliminary investigation indicates the car was travelling south at 12:51 p.m. when, for reasons under investigation, it crossed into the north lane and collided head-on with the transport truck.

The adult male driver of the passenger vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. His name is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin. The truck driver was not injured.

The SD&G OPP are being assisted by OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) as they continue to process the scene. A section of County Road 31, between Nesbitt Road and Hollister Road, remains closed to traffic with indicated detours in place.

Update: The name of the deceased has been released.

The closed north end of County Rd. 31, just past Cass Bridge. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

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