North Perth OPP Police Press Releases WFP

Fatal Collision

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – One person has died following a motor vehicle collision in the Municipality of North Perth late last night.

On May 1, 2024 at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with Perth County Paramedic Services, and the North Perth Fire Department, responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Line 72, east of Perth Road 158, North Perth. A passenger vehicle and an off-road vehicle had collided.

One occupant of the off-road vehicle, a 70-year-old from Toronto, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the passenger vehicle was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing, and members of the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team are assisting Perth County OPP with the investigation.

The area of Perth Line 72 between Perth Road 158 and Road 154 remains closed for the protection of emergency responders and to facilitate the investigation, and will likely be closed for a number of hours. 

Updates will be provided as required.