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Friday October 14th, 2016

Posted at 11:52am

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OPP have charged a driver involved in a multi-vehicle crash that happened back on April 27th, 2016 on Highway 3, east of Essex County Road 23.

A GMC pickup truck was hauling a utility trailer travelling westbound on Highway 3 when it struck the rear of another vehicle setting off a chain reaction resulting in two vehicles being struck head on which were travelling in the oncoming eastbound lanes.

Diana Pepper, age 67 of Leamington who was a rear passenger in one of the involved vehicles succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

In addition, six people in total were taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Decio Marques, age 30 of Kingsville who was the operator of the GMC pickup truck has been charged with careless driving.

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