Two collisions in Belleville over weekend result in serious injuries

Belleville Police Service – Photo by Hollie Pratt-Campbell/Hometownist

Two separate collisions took place in Belleville over the weekend, which each resulted in a driver being taken to hospital in Kingston. A 71-year-old woman was left with life-threatening injuries, and a 25-year-old man with serious injuries.

Pedestrian Struck on North Front Street

A 71-year-old woman from Kitchener is currently hospitalized in Kingston with critical, life-threatening injuries following an incident on Sunday evening. The event unfolded at the intersection of North Front and Donald Streets around 6 p.m. when the woman was hit by a vehicle. Officers arrived at the scene, where the driver involved remained present.

The victim was initially transported to hospital in Belleville and later transferred to Kingston, where she remains in critical condition. Law enforcement took precautionary measures, closing down the roadway for approximately four hours. During this time, specialized units, including the Traffic Safety Unit and Forensic Investigation Service processed the area.

Authorities are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or possesses dashcam footage to come forward with information. Constable Josh Verbeek can be reached at 613-966-0882 ext. 4240 or via email at jverbeek@bellevilleps.ca for assistance in this ongoing investigation.

Early Morning Collision on Old Highway 2

In a separate incident earlier that morning, a 25-year-old man suffered serious injuries following a motor vehicle collision. Emergency services responded to the single-vehicle crash on Old Highway 2 near Mitchell Road around 1:30 a.m.

The young male driver was rushed to hospital in Kingston for immediate medical attention due to the severity of his injuries. The Traffic Safety Unit took charge, necessitating the closure of the roadway for several hours as they processed the scene.

Authorities are seeking information from anyone who might have details about the incident or who may have witnessed the crash. Constable Jordan Wells can be contacted at jwells@bellevilleps.ca or 613-966-0882 ext. 4189 to aid in the ongoing investigation.

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