Charges laid in Brampton crash that killed 71-year-old driver
Published June 10, 2022 at 3:08 pm
A woman from Vaughan has been charged and police are asking for witnesses to come forward after a fatal crash in Brampton.
Around 8:20 a.m. on Thursday (June 9), police say three vehicles were involved in a collision at Main St. N and Vodden St. East in Brampton.
Police say a 71-year-old man from Brampton was headed westbound on Vodden when he was struck by another vehicle driven by a 48-year-old woman who was travelling northbound on Main St.
The woman allegedly walked away from the scene and was taken into custody by responding officers shortly after the crash.
First responders were able to remove the 71-year-old victim from his vehicle and was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Denise Herbert, 48, of Vaughan has been charged with:
- Dangerous Operation Causing Death
- Failure to Stop After Accident Resulting in Death
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on August 22.
Investigators are asking for anyone who witnessed the crash or may have dash camera footage of the incident to contact Peel Regional Police by calling (905)-453–2121 ext. 3710.
You can also contact Peel Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting PeelCrimestoppers.ca.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising