Police say on Thursday, July 23rd, 2020, at approximately 3:50pm, emergency personnel responded to the area of Mountain Road and the QEW Southbound off ramp, in Niagara Falls, in regards to a collision.
Initial investigation revealed that a 24 year old female, was driving a Silver Honda Civic, with a 25 year old male passenger. The Honda Civic was travelling southbound from the QEW off ramp, when it attempted to make an eastbound turn onto Mountain Road. Subsequently, a 61 year old male, from St. Catharines was operating a Dump Truck, and was travelling westbound on Mountain Road. As a result, the Dump Truck collided with the Honda Civic.
A 24 year old female, from Mississauga, Ontario, was treated on scene and transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
A 25 year old male, from Mississauga, Ontario, suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.
The circumstances of the incident remain under investigation by detectives with the Niagara Regional Police Collision Reconstruction Unit, the Forensic Service Unit, the Traffic Enforcement Unit and the office of the Coroner.
Anyone with information, may have witnessed this incident, or may have been in the area at the time, is asked to contact detectives at 905.688.4111 ext. 9137.
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