Last night at approximately 10:15 p.m. the Niagara Regional Police Service, the Niagara Emergency Medical Services and the St. Catharines Fire Services responded to a report of a two vehicle collision on Pelham Road west of Seventh Street Louth in St. Catharines.


Initial investigation revealed that a 2006 Mazda 3 was being driven eastbound on Pelham Road when the 17-year-old St. Catharines male lost control of this vehicle and crossed into the westbound lane colliding with a westbound 2017 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by a 52-year-old female from Lincoln. There were 4 occupants in the Mazda and 2 occupants in the Dodge.

A 17-year-old female passenger in the Mazda was fatally injured in this collision. The driver and one other occupant suffered serious injuries and were transported to a local hospital before being taken to an out of town hospital.  The fourth occupant suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The driver and passenger of the Dodge were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

This collision remains under investigation by the Coroner’s Office and Detectives of the Niagara Regional Police Services Collision Reconstruction Unit.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact investigators at (905) 688-4111, extension 5500.

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