(HALDIMAND COUNTY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County Detachment is currently investigating a motor vehicle collision at a Highway 6, Caledonia, Haldimand County, Ontario address.
On Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at approximately 9:04 p.m., OPP, Six Nations Police, Haldimand County Fire Services, Six Nations Fire Services and Haldimand County Paramedics responded to a motor vehicle collision involving two (2) vehicles.
Through the course of investigation, it has been determined that a passenger van being operated by a 27-year-old male of Mississauga of The New Credit First Nation along with seven (7) youths varying in age were travelling southbound on Highway 6. A motor vehicle being operated by a 21-year-old male of Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation Territories was travelling northbound when the driver collided head-on with the southbound vehicle.
As a result, a 12-year-old female and 14-year-old female, both of Mississauga of The New Credit First Nation and the 21-year-old male who was travelling northbound, suffered serious life threatening injuries and were pronounced deceased on the scene.
The 12-year-old female has been identified as Grace KING of Mississauga’s of the New Credit First Nation.
The 14-year-old female has been identified as Waagosh SECORD of Mississauga’s of the New Credit First Nation.
The 21-year-old male has been identified as Wyatt MARTIN of Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation.
The status of the injuries to the victims who were transported to hospital is not known at this time.
Technical Traffic Collision Investigators are assisting with the continuing investigation.