Two drivers injured, one critically, in Thorold crash


Published December 22, 2022 at 8:21 pm

Two drivers have been injured, one critically, in a car crash in Thorold this morning.

Two cars, a grey Lexus and a grey Mazda, collided on Beaverdams Rd. near Baker St., a largely rural area in the south end of town. The crash occurred shortly before 9 a.m. on December 22.

When Niagara Regional Police arrived at the scene Niagara Emergency Medical Services and Thorold Fire Services were already treating the two drivers.

The driver of the Mazda, a St. Catharine’s man in his 50s, was in critical condition and suffering life-threatening wounds. The driver of the Lexus, a Thorold man in his 60s, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Both drivers were taken to a local hospital for treatment. The Mazda driver was later flown out of Niagara Region.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating the crash with help from the Forensic Services Unit. They shut the area down for several hours to investigate, reopening the intersection shortly before 2:30 p.m.

Any witness to the crash can call police at 905-688-4111, #3, ext. 1009206 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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