On Thursday November 9, 2017 at approximately 6:00pm, a 63 year old Guelph resident was operating a motorized wheelchair northbound in the southbound curb lane of Gordon Street south of Poppy Drive.

The wheelchair came into collision with a 2005 Ford Taurus that was travelling southbound in the southbound curb lane.  That motor vehicle was operated by a 45 year old Burlington male.

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The 63 year old victim was transported to Guelph General Hospital in critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries shortly after 7:00pm.

The driver of the Ford Taurus did not suffer any injuries.

Gordon Street was closed between Clair Road and Maltby Road for approximately 5 hours while the scene was examined by Collision Reconstruction Investigators.

Any person(s) who witnessed the collision or who observed a male operating a motorized wheelchair on Gordon Street south of Clair Road is asked to contact Constable Dan MOSEY at 519-824-1212 extension 7225 or by email at [email protected].