17 year old Port Hope resident charged after a serious collision that killed one, and seriously injured another

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.

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