Driver fails to either stop at a sign or failed to negotiate a turn - ends up in a deep ditch seriously injured,

Crime 100By Staff

March 12, 2016


Halton Regional Police Service are investigating a serious single motor vehicle collision that occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning leaving a Burlington man in critical condition.

Shortly before 4:00am Saturday March 12th a black VW Golf was travelling south on Kerns Road in the City of Burlington. At the intersection with North Service Road, the vehicle failed to stop or to negotiate the turn and continued through the guard rail at the south edge of North Service Road, coming to rest in the sunken area between North Service Road and Highway 403.

The male driver of the Golf, a 22-year old Burlington male, sustained serious injuries and was transported to Hamilton general Hospital where his condition is described as critical. His male passenger escaped with minor injuries.

Due to the serious nature of the incident, the Collision Reconstruction Unit attended and assumed responsibility for the investigation. At this stage speed and alcohol are being considered as factors.

Details of the vehicle occupants are not being released.

Anybody with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 909-825-4747 ext 5065.

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