The Central Hastings Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid criminal charges in relation to a fatal all-terrain vehicle (ATV) collision.
On October 22, 2022, just after 5:30 p.m., officers responded to reports of a single ATV collision at a residential property on Highway 62 in the Municipality of Centre Hastings.
An 8-year-old passenger was transport by ambulance to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
A 45-year-old from Centre Hastings who was operating the ATV has been charged under the Criminal Code (CC) with:
· Dangerous operation causing death – section 320.13(3)
· Operation causing death – section 320.14(3)
· Operation while impaired, blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) – section 320.12(1)(b)
Central Hasting OPP continues to investigate with assistance from OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS), OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) and Reconstructionist.