Fatal collision with child cycling on Carter Road

Fernando Loewen, 11, died while riding a bicycle after a collision with a car on Carter Road between Highway 3 and Glencolin Line on Monday night, June 17, at about 9:10 p.m.

Constable Adam Crewdson of Elgin Ontario Provincial Police said the car, a 2008 sedan, was being driven south on Carter at the time.

He said the boy wasn’t wearing a helmet, nor did his bicycle have a light.

OPP, Malahide Fire Service and Elgin-St. Thomas EMS (paramedics) rushed to the scene.

The boy was taken by ambulance to hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Const. Crewdson said.

Read the full story in the June 19 edition of The Aylmer Express.