Witnesses Wanted in Deadly Chatham-Kent Auto Accident

Lawyer Greg MonfortonA Chatham-Kent accident involving two vehicles left one person dead Saturday night, The Windsor Star reports.

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Chatham-Kent Emergency Medical Services and the fire department were dispatched to the scene of the crash, which took place at Fairview Line and Highway 40 around 6 p.m.

Both vehicles, a Pontiac minivan and a Chrysler passenger car, each carried a male and female. The driver of the car, 56-year-old Bradford Hudson, was pronounced dead at the hospital where he was transported for treatment of his injuries. OPP say Hudsons passenger was Ashley Hooper, 27, of Chatham. In the minivan were driver Tammy Austin, 46, and Stuart Hamblin, 44, both of Chatham.

...if you have additional information, please contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122...

According to reports, the Pontiac was travelling north on Highway 40 when it struck the westbound Chrysler as it passed through the Fairview Line intersection. Police kept roads closed for approximately four hours following the crash.

Police continue to investigate this incident, and anyone with information about what may have happened in the moments leading up to the crash is encouraged to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or make an anonymous report through Crime Stoppers.

Greg Monforton & Partners urges anyone with information to come forward and contact authorities. We send our condolences to the families of all those involved, and wish the survivors a speedy recovery.

Accidents like this one can happen in an instant, and its important to be as cautious as possible while behind the wheel. It isn't always possible to avoid an accident, however. If your or a loved one was in a car crash, explore your legal rights.

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