Update: Portion of Highway 5 in Flamborough closed due to fatal crash

Published September 15, 2021 at 9:25 pm

A portion of Highway 5 in Flamborough was closed Wednesday (Sept. 15) afternoon until well into the evening following a fatal car crash.

The Hamilton Fire Department Tweeted shortly after 1 p.m. that they were responding to reports of a collision in the area of Highway 5 and Woodhill Road.

Hamilton Police said Hwy 5 from Lynden Road to Orkney Road is closed for the investigation. Woodhill Road, at Hwy. 5, is also closed in both directions.

A burgundy SUV and a silver four-door vehicle were found in a ditch at the northwest corner of the intersection, the Hamilton Police said during a briefing. The driver of the silver four-door vehicle, a man in his 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The female driver of the burgundy SUV was taken to hospital.

It is not known whether speed was a factor in the collision.

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