71-year-old driver located deceased in car after Picton collision

Prince Edward County OPP continue to investigate a collision that took place on Main Street, Picton, on Monday, April 1.

Police say that shortly before 3 p.m. on Monday, officers responded to a single vehicle collision on Main Street near Paul Street.

There, they discovered that the 71-year-old driver was unconscious.

“The individual was transported to hospital where they were pronounced deceased,” police state in a media release. “Preliminary information shows the individual had a medical episode prior to the collision.”

While responding to the collision, a police cruiser was struck on its driver side. There were no injuries to either driver.

OPP would like to remind drivers to be aware of emergency vehicles responding to emergencies. Vehicles are directed to pull to the right when directed by emergency crews or vehicles.

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