Collision central



It was fender-bender Wednesday in Chatham yesterday, as police investigated a number of collisions around the municipality.

It began yesterday morning when police attended a two-vehicle accident on Longwoods Road near Caledonia Road east of Chatham.

One person had to be taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Police estimate the damage in the mishap at about $10,000.

A 72-year-old Aylmer man faces charges of careless driving.

About 5:45 p.m., the cops had to head out to O’Neill Line near Victoria Road, where two more cars exchanged paint and crumpled metal in an unanticipated embrace.

Police say the accident caused about $10,000 in damage there too.

A 38-year-old Thamesville man is charged with driving while under suspension, while a 45-year-old Orford Township man is charged with a Highway Traffic Act offence.

At 6 p.m. in Wallaceburg, another two vehicles collided, suffering an estimated $5,000 damage on Dufferin Avenue near Wellington Street.

An 18-year-old Dresden man is charged with careless driving.

And this morning shortly after 3 a.m., someone drove into a building on Grand Avenue East.

No one was hurt as a Dodge Durango hit the building.

This one is still under investigation as police try to piece together what happened.

Anyone with information can contact Const. Brad Hessel at or 519-436-6600, ext. 87270, or you could call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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