Charges laid in fatal collision – November, 2010

Sourced from OPP – July 4 -2011

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OPP lays charges in fatal collision from Nov. 2010.

(Bancroft, Ontario) – On Saturday the 20th of November 2010, Officers from the Bancroft detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to the report of a two vehicle collision on highway 28, east of the Town of Bancroft.  Investigation revealed that a red Dodge pickup truck was travelling west on highway 28 and a black Subaru car was travelling east on highway 28.  The Subaru car entered the oncoming lane and struck the Dodge pickup.

The driver of the Dodge pickup, a 68 year old male of Bancroft, Ontario sustained minor injuries.

The driver of the Subaru car, 36 year old Mariusz Kowalczyk of Stoney Creek, Ontario was transported by ambulance to Quinte Healthcare North Hastings, then air lifted to Kingston General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  The passenger in the Subaru, 37 year old Daniana Sima of Stoney Creek was pronounced dead at the scene.

As a result of the investigation Mariusz Kowalczyk has been charged with careless driving, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.  Mr. Kowalczyk is scheduled to appear in Bancroft court on the 05th of July 2011.[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]