The Chatham-Kent Police Service responded to 166 calls for service in the last 24 hours. Five people were arrested.
Police Investigating a Serious Motor Vehicle Collision on Teetzel Line, Highgate
On Monday, September 4, 2023 around 12:20 a.m. emergency personnel responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Teetzel Line, Highgate. The collision involved one vehicle.
Preliminary investigation reveals that a 27-year-old Highgate man and a 25-year-old Ridgetown man were occupants of a pickup truck traveling east on Teetzel Line between Kenesserie Road and Tower Road. The truck lost control and collided with a large tree. A local resident was alerted to the collision and notified 9-1-1.
Emergency crews located two deceased persons inside the vehicle. Through investigation the occupants have been identified, with confirmation via DNA pending.
The Chatham-Kent Police Service extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends.
The Chatham-Kent Traffic Unit is investigating this incident. If anyone has any information to assist with this investigation, please contact Constable Kristen Charron at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-355-1092.