A transport truck collided with a motor vehicle Thursday afternoon on Foldens Line and Clarke Road. The driver of the motor vehicle died after suffering serious, life-threatening injuries and the driver of the transport truck was not injured.
UPDATE: Police have have identified the driver of the motor vehicle as 34-year-old Derrick Wallace of Dorchester
OXFORD COUNTY - One person has died following a two-vehicle collision on Foldens Line and Clarke Road.
The collision occurred after three o'clock yesterday afternoon.
Constable Ed Sanchuk says the incident involved a transport truck and one motor vehicle.
"The investigation determined the transport truck was travelling northbound on Foldens Line when it collided with a motor vehicle at the intersection travelling westbound on Clarke Road. As a result, the driver of the motor vehicle was transported to a local area hospital with serious, life threatening injuries."
Sanchuk says the driver of the motor vehicle had died after suffering serious, life-threatening injuries. The truck driver did not suffer any injuries.
He says says the road was closed for three hours due to investigation.
"I just wanted to say on behalf of the Oxford County OPP that our thoughts and condolences are going out to everyone that was affected by this tragedy and thoughts and prayers are going out to all family members and friends. Please make sure you take care, stay safe and get home safe to your families."
The deceased has been identified as 34-year-old Derrick Wallace of Dorchester.
#OPP investigating fatal collision involving a transport truck and motor vehicle at Foldens Line and Clarke Road @OxfordCounty. Roadway closed for investigation for the next 3 hours. Anticipated to open at 8pm tonight. Investigation continuing. #OxfordOPP ^es pic.twitter.com/u1XMPO3Fbw— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) September 24, 2020