Editorial note: An earlier version of this article stated that the 26-year-old stuck in this collision is from St. Catherine’s, Ont. The OPP have since issued a correction stating that the 26-year-old is, in fact, from Kingston, as reflected in the updated article below.
Officers with the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a serious collision on Wolfe Island.
“On September 28, 2021 just after 7:15 p.m., OPP officers responded to a single vehicle collision involving two pedestrians on Road 7051, Wolfe Island,” OPP said in a statement.
According to statements from OPP and eyewitnesses, a vehicle going north, toward the ferry terminal, struck two pedestrians who were on the shoulder and also northbound, sending them both to hospital by ambulance.
According to OPP, a 23-year-old from Kingston sustained serious injuries, while a 26-year-old from Kingston remains in hospital with life threatening injuries.
OPP say the 63-year-old driver from Kingston was the lone occupant of the vehicle and was not injured.
The Wolfe Island Fire Department and Frontenac Paramedics also responded to the collision.
According to the OPP, the cause of the collision is still under investigation with assistance from the OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) and Collision Reconstructionist.