Man killed when car crashes into cement rail abutment

Peterborough, ON, Canada / CHEX TV
Man killed when car crashes into cement rail abutment

A 70-year-old Clarington male died when his vehicle collided with a railway overpass.

Police say at 12:30, officers were called to the scene a single motor vehicle collision.  They say a driver was operating a black Dodge SUV southbound on Bragg Road at a high rate of speed when the vehicle struck a rail-bridge abutment. The driver sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced at the scene. He was from Oshawa.

The scene was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.

Anyone with information about this incident or anyone who witnessed this collision is asked to call D/Cst. Gribbons at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5225.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward. During the months of March and April, Durham Regional Crime Stoppers is awarding a $1,000 cash reward to any tips that lead to illegal trafficking and distribution of Fentanyl within our communities.

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