Driver dead after morning crash in Kitchener
Published Friday, January 4, 2013 11:34AM EST
Last Updated Friday, January 4, 2013 12:29PM EST
One person was taken to hospital and pronounced dead after a crash which left a busy Kitchener intersection closed for much of Friday morning.
Police closed the intersection of Fairway Road and Wilson Avenue at 8:30 a.m. as they investigated the crash. It remains closed, flooding nearby streets with traffic.
One vehicle reportedly left a parking lot, went over a sidewalk and hit a tree before crossing into oncoming traffic.
Paramedics took the driver to hospital, where they were pronounced dead.
Police say they are looking into the possibility the driver suffered a medical episode before the crash.
No information about the victim has been released.
Waterloo Regional Police officers are seen investigating a crash at Fairway Road and Wilson Avenue in Kitchener, Ont., on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. (CTV Kitchener)
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