OPP Reports

Fatal Industrial Accident in Caledon

Submitted to Just Sayin' Caledon

The Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Ministry of Labour are investigating a fatal accident that occurred in the work yard in the area of Airport Road and King Street in the Town of Caledon.

On Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at approximately 4:20 p.m., officers from the Caledon OPP Detachment along with Caledon Fire and Emergency Services responded to a call for service at a work yard.

An individual was located with vital signs absent and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Initial investigation indicated that the male victim had parked his pickup truck with a small trailer attached, and exited the vehicle. The truck rolled backward pinning the male between the vehicle and trailer.

The victim’s identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

Caledon OPP with the assistance of the Central Region Traffic Incident Management Efficiency (TIME) Team attended to assist with the investigation. The Ministry of Labour continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident.

Any person with information regarding this investigation should immediately contact the Caledon OPP at (905) 584-2241 or toll-free at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477 (TIPS). You can also submit information online at www.peelcrimestoppers.caBeing anonymous, you will not be required to testify in court and information you provide may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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