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News Release: September 5, 2018

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News Release

Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: September 5, 2018
Occurrence Type: Investigation Concluded in Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision
Occurrence #: BA18042320
Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 8:20am

The Barrie Police Traffic Unit have concluded their investigation in connection with a collision that occurred at the corner of Shirley Avenue, and Anne Street North, in the City of Barrie.

On Friday, August 24, 2018, at 11:30 a.m., police responded to a two-vehicle collision, involving a Buick and a pick-up truck. The Buick had been travelling westbound on Shirley Avenue, and entered Anne Street North when it was struck by the pick-up truck travelling northbound. 

The driver of the Buick, an 85-year-old woman from Barrie, was taken to a local hospital and later air lifted to a GTA hospital, in critical condition. Sadly, she has since succumbed to her injuries. 

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford
Occurrence #: BA18042320 - Click here for original release