Ontario: Boy, 15, dead in fatal vehicle roll over which also injured 6 other teens


A 15-year-old boy lost his life in a vehicle roll over which also injured six other teenagers in the Township of Brock.

The Durham Regional Police said the incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

“On Sunday, October 24, 2021 at approximately 12:40 a.m., officers from North Division were dispatched to a serious motor vehicle collision involving a rolled over pickup truck on Sideline Rd 18 near Brock Concession Road 9 in Brock Township,” according to a statement released by Durham Regional Police.

The statement further added that a grey 2006 Chevrolet Sierra pickup truck was southbound on Sideline Road 18 when it lost control, left the roadway and rolled into a ditch.

The vehicle had seven teenaged occupants onboard and was driven by a 16-year old female from Sunderland. Four of the occupants were ejected during the rollover, the Durham Regional Police said, adding that one of the occupants, a 15-year-old male from Sunderland was fatally injured as a result of the collision.

The remaining six occupants, all ages 15 to 17, were transported to local hospitals and later air-lifted to Toronto based trauma centers. Two are currently listed in critical condition, the other four are now listed in serious but stable condition.

Members of the DRPS Traffic Services Branch – Collision Investigation Unit, attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The area of the roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.

Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to call Detective Constable Brett Rayne of the Traffic Services Branch at 905-579-1520 (toll free 1-888-579-1520) ext. 5256.



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