Niagara Regional Police say they are investigating a traffic accident that resulted in a fatality in Pelham yesterday.

On Thursday, February 15, 2024 at approximately 5:00pm, officers with the Niagara Regional Police Service attended the area of Merrittville Highway and Regional Road 20, in the Town of Pelham for a serious motor vehicle collision.

Investigation revealed that a white Impala was travelling southbound on Merrittville Highway when it lost control, veered into oncoming traffic and collided with a black SUV.

The driver, a 71 year old male, of the white Impala was transported to a hospital by Niagara Emergency Medical Services where he was tragically pronounced deceased. The 67 year old male passenger, sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transferred to an out of region hospital.

A 21 year old female driver of the black SUV and a minor female passenger sustained minor physical injuries.

Detectives with the Collision Reconstruction Unit have taken carriage of the investigation
Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 90-688-4111, option 3, ext. 1008389

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