Skip to main content

Driver seriously hurt, charged in Wilmot Township crash

A Waterloo region police car on King Street West in August of 2022. (Daniel Caudle/CTV News Kitchener) A Waterloo region police car on King Street West in August of 2022. (Daniel Caudle/CTV News Kitchener)

A driver who was seriously hurt in a Wilmot Township crash has been charged by police.

Emergency crews were called to the two-vehicle collision around 3 p.m. on Saturday at Bleams Road and Wilmot Centre Road.

Police say the driver was heading south on Wilmot Centre, failed to yield to the right of way, and collided with a vehicle heading east on Bleams.

The driver was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Roads around the intersection were closed until around 8 p.m. for the investigation.

A 79-year-old from London, Ont. has been charged with failing to yield to traffic. Top Stories


BREAKING Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan dies at age 65

Shane MacGowan, the singer-songwriter and frontman of The Pogues, best known for their ballad 'Fairytale of New York,' died Thursday, his family said. He was 65.


opinion Don Martin: With Trudeau resignation fever rising, a Conservative nightmare appears

With speculation rising that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will follow his father's footsteps in the snow to a pre-election resignation, political columnist Don Martin focuses on one Liberal cabinet minister who's emerging as leadership material -- and who stands out as a fresh-faced contrast to the often 'angry and abrasive' leader of the Conservatives.

Ontario doctors disciplined over Israel-Gaza protests

A number of doctors are facing scrutiny for publicizing their opinions on the Israel-Hamas war. Critics say expressing their political views could impact patient care, while others say that it is being used as an excuse for censorship.

These are the 5 headlines you should read this morning

Five doctors in Ontario are under investigation for their public comments on the Israel-Hamas war, Canada sees an uptick in prescription drug shortages and former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger has died. Here's what you need to know to start your day.

Stay Connected