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Crash leaves man fighting for his life in hospital

A Chatham man is in hospital in London with serious injuries following a crash on the weekend.

On Saturday afternoon, around 5 p.m. Chatham-Kent police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Pinehurst Line.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the man was travelling westbound on Pinehurst Line when he lost control of his car, left the roadway and struck a tree.

A 30-year-old Chatham man was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance with serious injuries and transferred to London via Ornge Air Ambulance.

Total damage was estimated at $5,000.

The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Josh Flikweert at joshuaf@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

Pedestrian struck by train

On Sunday night around 6:30 p.m. police, responded to a collision involving a Canadian Pacific train and pedestrian at the intersection of King Street East and Adelaide Street South.

A 29-year-old Chatham man sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. He was later transferred to Windsor for further medical attention.

The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Josh Flikweert at joshuaf@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

Mischief in Wallaceburg

Sometime over the weekend, someone spray-painted the playground equipment at Glassford Park on King Street in Wallaceburg.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Kristen Charron at kristenc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87352. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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