Milton man dead after single-vehicle crash near Peterborough


Published December 21, 2023 at 11:58 am

A Milton man was killed after his vehicle slid off a snowy road and hit a tree in Selwyn Township, near Peterborough, Tuesday afternoon.

Police have not released the name of the man.

Peterborough County Ontario Provincial Police and emergency crews responded to the scene of the single-vehicle collision on Pinehill Rd. just after noon.

Police say a vehicle was travelling westbound on Pinehill Rd. when the driver failed to negotiate a sharp turn. The vehicle left the roadway and landed on its side, striking a tree.

The 24-year-old driver was extricated from the vehicle by the fire department. He was treated at the scene, but he succumbed to his injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed or has video/dash camera footage of the collision and has not spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.

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