BASWR driver fatally injured in vehicle collision

On April 2, 2019 the South Bruce Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving a commercial motor vehicle shortly before 1:00 p.m. on Concession 10 between Sideroads 20 and 25.


The sole occupant of the commercial motor vehicle, Art Patterson (52) of Arran-Elderslie was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police were assisted at the scene by Bruce County Paramedics and Brockton Fire Department. OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TCCI) were on scene to assist in the investigation and the Ministry of Labour (MOL) has been contacted.

Patterson was a recycling truck worker with The Bruce Area Solid Waste Recycling (BASWR) company.

The investigation is still on-going at this time.