Huntmar Road was closed for part of Thursday evening as tow trucks hauled a vehicle out of the ditch.
Several vehicles were involved in an accident on Huntmar just north of Maple Grove around 8:00pm. There were paramedics and fire crews on the scene but it didn’t look like anyone was hurt. No airbags were deployed in the vehicles.
Construction crews were working late just a few steps away at Huntmar and Maple Grove, prepping for new traffic lights at the intersection.
The SIU review determined that at approximately 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2015, an officer was responding to a call with his emergency lights and siren activated. At the intersection of Hazeldean Road and Huntmar Drive, the officer’s cruiser was involved in a collision with another vehicle. The officer and the 52-year-old woman driver from the other vehicle were transported for treatment to the Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus. Due to the fact that medical reports revealed there was no evidence of serious injury in this case, the SIU investigation has been terminated.
The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must
consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General.
(Above: An Infiniti-brand car involved in a fatal early morning single-vehicle collision on Fallowfield Rd. at Eagleson Rd. is removed from the scene on a flatbed truck. Photo by Mike Carroccetto.)
Police closed roads in the area of Eagleson and Fallowfield roads early this morning after a serious car crash. Media reports say a 23-year-old man was killed after being ejected from a vehicle, and a second man of the same age suffered serious injuries.
Statement from the Ottawa Police on Sunday afternoon:
The Ottawa Police Service is continuing the investigation of a single motor vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 4:00am this morning on Fallowfield Road at Eagleson Road. There were two occupants in the automobile at the time of the collision. One of the occupants, an adult male, was transported to hospital. The other occupant, who was also an adult male, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The roads were closed for several hours during the initial investigation, but have since been re-opened.
This investigation is continuing. Any further Media Releases will be disseminated by the Ottawa Police Collision Investigation Unit.
Anyone with information about this collision can contact the Ottawa Police Collision Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222.
Fallowfield and Eagleson has reopened however traffic lights are down. Please slow and follow traffic officers directions. Thank you
UPDATE: Photographer Paul Dawson shared his photos of the crash with StittsvilleCentral.ca. He says:
“At 9:30pm a single vehicle driving East on Hazeldean Rd in Kanata hit the median and light post causing the vehicle to flip over. The driver, an 18-year-old male escaped without serious injuries. The police and emergency crews were quick to respond. My wife and I heard the crash while in our house and quickly ran to help. After emergency crews arrives and I knew no one else was hurt, I went and grabbed my camera. My wife waited for the driver’s parents to come onto the scene and help console his mother as she passed the crash.”
Update from the Ottawa Police:
Road Closure In Effect Ottawa Police and Fire Services are on the scene of a single motor vehicle collision on Hazeldean Road between Eagleson Road and Castlefrank Road. As a result of this collision, an electrical pole was damaged and subsequently caught fire. City of Ottawa Traffic and Hydro crews are responding. Hazeldean Road between Eagleson Road and Castlefrank Road will remain closed until repairs can be made to the electrical pole. There are no life threatening injuries as a result of this collision. It is unknown how long this closure will remain in effect.. When the roadway is reopened, media will be advised.
FYI: If you're traveling home from the game, there's a bad accident on Hazeldean. You won't be able to get to Eagleson at all.