Windsor police investigating series of pedestrian-involved crashes


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It’s been a tough few days on Windsor’s roadways, with police now investigating three separate crashes involving pedestrians or cyclists since Wednesday.

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On Friday morning, police responded to a crash between a vehicle and pedestrian at the intersection of Aylmer Avenue and Wyandotte Street that sent one pedestrian to the hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

A Windsor police spokesperson said no charges have yet been laid though the investigation is ongoing.

But Friday’s crash isn’t the first, or even the second, crash in recent days.

On Wednesday, a child riding their bike was injured after allegedly being struck by a vehicle in the area of ​​McNorton Street and Maitland Avenue. Police report the driver of the vehicle reportedly stopped and spoke with the child, along with other witnesses, but police weren’t called.

The child was later taken to hospital with injuries from the crash, and although the injuries were not considered life-threatening police are reminding drivers they’re required by law to notify police any time there are injuries or damage from the crash is likely to exceed $2,000.

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The involved car is described as a dark blue sedan, possibly a Lexus. The driver of the car, or any witnesses to the crash, are asked to contact the police.

The same day, police responded to a crash at the intersection of College Avenue and Crawford Avenue involving a motorcycle and a small blue sedan. The sedan allegedly fled the scene down Campbell Avenue before officers arrived.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken to hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. The driver of the sedan is described as a male, brown skin tone, with black hair.

Police said several people stopped to assist in the aftermath of the crash. Anyone with information, or who has security cameras in the area of ​​Campbell Avenue, is asked to contact police.

Windsor police can be reached at 519-255-6700 ext. 4000, or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477 (TIPS), online at catchcrooks.com.


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