Woman charged in connection to deadly wheelchair collision
A vehicle after a crash in Guelph. (Tyler Calver / CTV Kitchener)
Chris Thomson, CTV Kitchener
Published Friday, August 23, 2019 8:49AM EDT
Charges have been laid regarding a vehicle collision with a man in a wheelchair that led to his death.
Guelph Police were called to scene on May 14 at the intersection of Edinburgh Road North and Willow Road.
Their investigation determined that 57-year-old Paul Bell was crossing the intersection in an electric wheelchair when he was struck by a 49-year-old woman in a sedan.
Bell was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The woman was uninjured.
On May 21, Bell passed away from complications relating to his injuries.
On Wednesday, a 49-year-old woman from Guelph was charged with careless driving causing death in relation to the incident.
She is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 18.