Portion of Hwy 138 closed after fatal collision between transport and passenger vehicle

Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

SOUTH STORMONT — SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a deadly two-vehicle collision that took the life a man this morning on Highway 138, north of Willy Allan Road.

At approximately 6 a.m., a passenger vehicle was travelling north on the highway when it collided head-on with a southbound transport truck, according to the detachment’s preliminary investigation.

The lone occupant of the passenger vehicle, an adult male, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The lone driver of the transport was not injured. Names are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

Local officers, assisted by OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators, continue to process the scene. A section of Highway 138, between Willy Allan Road and County Road 43 (Monkland), is closed to traffic with indicated detours in place.

Update: Victim’s name of the fatal collision has been released. Azizullah Assadzada, 27, of Ottawa.

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