Two dead in car-ATV crash

Two dead in car-ATV crash

On June 11, 2022, at approximately 10:22 p.m., members from the Northumberland OPP, Alnwick Haldimand Fire, and Northumberland Emergency Medical Services responded to a fatal collision involving a car and an ATV on County Rd 18 and Roseneath Landing in Alnwick Haldimand.

Two occupants on the ATV were pronounced deceased at the scene. A person was observed leaving the scene on foot and was apprehended shortly after.

As a result of the investigation, James Hartwick (age 67) of Alderville First Nation was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Operation causing death
  • Operation causing death
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)
  • Fail to stop at accident resulting in death
  • Fail to stop at accident resulting in death

The accused was held for a bail hearing and is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice on June 12, 2022.

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