On December 2, 2020, members of the Northumberland County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Northumberland EMS and Port Hope Fire Department, responded to a serious collision that occurred at approximately 8:05 am on the 7thLine just west of Woodvale School Road.
The collision resulted in the death of one pedestrian and another pedestrian sustained major injuries.
As a result of investigation, a 17 year old from Port Hope was charged with the following offences:
- Careless driving causing bodily harm Sec 130(3) of the Highway Traffic Act
- Careless driving causing death Sec 130(3) of the Highway Traffic Act
The accused is scheduled to attend the Provincial Offences Court in Cobourg on June 11th 2021.