Barrie woman killed in head-on collision in New Tecumseth – CTV News

Barrie woman killed in head-on collision in New Tecumseth - CTV News
SIU on scene of fatal crash in New Tecumseth
A Barrie woman has died, and a 23-year-old Bradford man is under arrest following a collision in New Tecumseth on Monday night.

Police say officers were following a black car driven by the Bradford man onto Sideroad 20 minutes before the crash.

NEWS RELEASE ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE ************************ NEW TECUMSETH – At approximately 11:40 p.m., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nottawasaga Detachment came upon a collision scene in the area of Fifth Line and Sideroad 20 in the Town of New Tecumseth.

Barrie woman killed in New Tecumseth crash; SIU investigating

They say officers lost track of the vehicle and came up to the collision at the intersection of Fifth Line and Sideroad 20 involving the black car and a white Volkswagen.

Both vehicles were severely damaged. It appears both vehicles may have rolled before coming to rest in a farmers field.

The women in the white car, a driver and passenger, were taken to hospital where the 36-year-old passenger died of her injuries. She has not been identified. The driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The vehicles came to rest in south-east ditch of the intersection. Occupants from both vehicles suffered injuries and the assistance of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) was requested.

Police will not reveal why the Bradford mans car was being followed, but insist it was not a high-speed pursuit.

The Bradford man is charged with dangerous operation causing death and failing to comply with a probation order. Police have identified him as Ryan Buckley.

As a result of the investigation, Ryan Buckley, age 23, of Bradford West Gwilliumbury, Ont., was arrested and charged with:

The SIU investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault.

A Barrie woman has died, and a 23-year-old Bradford man is under arrest following a collision in New Tecumseth on Monday night.

Police have released few details about the collision, which occurred at around midnight in the area of Line 5 and Sideroad 20.

Ryan Buckley, 23, of Bradford-West Gwillimbury has been charged with dangerous operation causing death and failing to comply with a probation order.

Reports from the scene suggest a vehicle being pursued by police crashed into another car, causing both vehicles to leave the roadway and land in a nearby ditch.

Buckley is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bradford on Oct. 24. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash.

A source tells CP24 that the person killed in the crash was not in the vehicle that was being pursued by officers.

The passenger, a 36-year-old woman from Barrie, later succumbed to her injuries. The driver received non-life-threatening injuries.

The SIU is an arms length organization called in to investigate whenever police are involved in a death, serious injury, or allegations of sexual assault.

The province’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) is looking into a fatal collision that happened in New Tecumseth on Sept. 16.