7:30 a.m., March 11)
killed in two car accident at rural Cumberland intersection
By Fred Sherwin
Police investigators check one of the vehilcles
involved in a two car accident at the corner
of Dunning and Beaton roads early Sunday morning.
Ottawa Sun photo
54-year-old woman is dead and a 24-year-old man is in
hospital in critical condition following a two car accident
at a rural Cumberland intersection early Sunday morning.
to police reports the two cars collided at the intersection
of Dunning and Beaton roads shortly before 7:45 a.m.
woman who was driving one of the vehicles was pronounced
dead at the scene, while the male driver of the second
car had to be extricated by fire crews before being transferred
to hospital with "life-threatening traumatic abdominal
are also reports that the man faces possible DUI charges
after it was determined that speed and alcohol may have
played a role in the sccident.
stretches of both roads were closed and the intersection
was blocked with police tape as officers from the collision
unit investigated. The roads reopened around 1 p.m. Sunday.
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