One person dead, several injured in St. Catharines crash

pelham crash


A 17-year-old girl has died and several others were injured after a sedan and pickup truck collided in St. Catharines.

It happened around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday on Pelham Rd. between Wessel Dr. and Seventh St. Louth.

Niagara police say a 2006 Mazda 3 was driving eastbound when the 17-year-old male driver lost control of the vehicle.

The car crossed into the westbound lane and collided head-on with a 2017 Dodge Ram pickup truck.

A 17-year-old girl who was one of four passengers in the Mazda was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and another passenger were taken to a local hospital but then transported to an out-of-town trauma centre. The fourth passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the two passengers in the pickup truck were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

This collision remains under investigation by the Coroner’s Office and Detectives of the Niagara Regional Police Services Collision Reconstruction Unit.

Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact Niagara police at 905-688-411, ext. 5500.


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