Niagara Regional Police say they are investigating a fatal collision that happened yesterday between a van and an ATV in West Lincoln.
On March 29, 2022, at approximately 5:40AM, 8 officers responded with emergency services personnel to a report of a head on collision involving an ATV and a minivan.
Officers arrived on scene in the area of Caistorville Road near Concession 3 in West Lincoln with West Lincoln Fire Services and paramedics. The driver of a black CAN – AM ATV (side x side) was found to be deceased.
The 2006 black Honda Odyssey minivan contained four adults. All four occupants were treated and transported from the scene by Niagara Emergency Medical Services and Hamilton Emergency Medical Services paramedics. Three of the injured persons had minor to serious injuries. The fourth person was transported by paramedics with life threatening injuries and is listed in critical condition in the hospital.
The ATV was demolished. The Honda was also heavily damaged.
Detectives from the Niagara Regional Police Collision Reconstruction Unit and Forensic Services Unit have been called in.
The identity of the deceased remains unknown. The deceased is described as:
25 – 35 years of age
Approximately 170 lbs. with a slim build.
Short dark brown hair
Dark brown beard. Longer goatee
No visible Tattoos
The deceased was wearing:
Work pants – dark beige
Blue hoodie with “Sheet Metal Workers of Ontario” logo (see similar image below)
Dark coloured moto cross enclosed helmet with goggles
Knee pads – that are similar to ones one in the sheet metal or roofing industry
Families and /or businesses in the area with overdue family members or employees are asked to contact detectives.
The circumstances of the collision remains under investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or have information as to the identity of the deceased are being asked to contact Collision Reconstruction Unit detectives at 905-688-4111, extension 1009089.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.