Arrest Made in Fatal Car Crash, One Victim Left with Serious Personal Injury, One Suffered Wrongful Death

A 38-year-old Bright, Ont. man is in custody after a car crash that claimed the life of one person and left another with critical injuries.

Around 10 p.m. Saturday, Oxford OPP were called to Douro Street and Elizabeth Street in Plattsville after a pickup truck and a vehicle slammed into each other.

A male driver was pronounced dead at the scene and his female passenger was airlifted to a London hospital with life threatening personal injuries.

She remains in stable condition.

Police have charged 38-year-old Jeffery De La Penotiere of Bright with the following offences.

He is currently being held in custody in Woodstock pending a bail hearing.