Authorities from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have released initial details on a serious truck vs. minivan accident that took place in the early hours on December 1st and resulted in the death of one of the motorists.
According to sources, the female driver of a minivan collided head on with a delivery truck while on the Windsor causeway section of Highway 101, which was wet at the time of the accident.
While the driver of the truck escaped with minor injuries, the unnamed driver from New Jersey was fatally injured and the ensuing effort to save her life resulted in the closure of the highway for several hours, while emergency crews attended the scene.
The clean up effort was a joint venture between the RCMP, the EHS, local firefighters and also the Department of Transportation (DOT), who assisted with traffic control.
In a statement from RCMP Staff Sgt. Dan Austin, that acknowledged the assistance of all parties involved:
We couldn't do what were doing without them,
The investigation continues.
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