18-year-old dead following single-vehicle crash in West Lincoln

Published December 4, 2022 at 1:02 pm

Niagara Regional Police Service cruiser

Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that took place in the early morning hours of Sunday, Dec. 4 in the Niagara-area township of West Lincoln.

Niagara Regional Police say they received a call regarding the crash, which occurred in the Caistor Gainsborough Townline Road and Sixteen Road area, shortly before 1:00 am. Police say that officers, fire crews and paramedics arrived on scene and found that a pickup truck drove off the roadway, struck a tree and caught fire.

A male driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the deceased has been identified as an 18-year-old man from West Lincoln.

His identity is not being released at this time.

All roads in the area have since reopened.

The cause of the collision is under investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to contact detectives by calling 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009433.

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