Brampton driver charged in crash that killed 2 people in Caledon

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Published November 2, 2023 at 7:40 am

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A Brampton driver faces charges in a crash that killed two people in May.

The three-vehicle crash involved two motorcycles and a pickup truck on Highway 9 between Mount Wolfe Road and Caledon/King Townline on May 11 this year. Emergency crews were called shortly after 9 p.m.

One driver, a 51-year-old from Shelburne, died at the scene. Another, a 52-year-old woman from Orangeville, was airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre and later succumbed to her injuries.

In a press release on Nov. 1, OPP said they have laid charges in connection with the crash.

On Sept. 26, Trevor Clarke, 66, of Brampton, was charged with two counts of careless driving causing death, OPP said.

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Caledon East on Nov. 15 to answer to the charges.

In 2023 to date, an alarming 15 people have died in 13 fatal collisions on Caledon OPP-patrolled roads.

While the OPP and its traffic safety partners remain committed to saving lives on our roads, drivers, passengers, and other road users can significantly contribute to safe roads by avoiding risks and complying with all traffic laws.

If you are affected by this incident or witnessed the collision and wish to speak to victim services, Caledon/Dufferin Victim Services can be reached at 905-951-3838.

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