UXBRIDGE/KAWARTHA: A 42-year-old woman is facing several charges after a four-vehicle collision occurred in Uxbridge on Sunday, August 8th.
According to Durham Police (DRPS), officers were called to the crash site, at the intersection of Lake Ridge Road and Goodwood Road, at about 9:13 p.m.
“A white Ford F150 pickup truck was travelling eastbound on Goodwood Road at a high rate of speed when it rear-ended a white Ford Escape, forcing the Escape into the intersection where it collided with two additional vehicles. The white Ford F150 left the roadway following the collision, where it burst into flames. The occupants of the Ford F150 were able to exit the vehicle; however, they fled the scene on foot before police arrived,” a DRPS press release read.
Durham Police added, “the white Ford F150 was reported as stolen from Lindsay earlier in the day.”
The crash caused six people to be taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
“After the collision, the driver of the pickup truck fled the area and broke into a residence that was under construction. Officers were able to locate her in Uxbridge and place her under arrest,” the press release stated.
Uxbridge resident Jennifer Hallett is facing charges of theft of a motor vehicle, mischief under $5,000, breaking and entering, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, transportation fraud, failing to comply with a probation order, failure to stop after an accident which caused bodily harm, two counts of failing to remain, three counts of failing to comply with an undertaking and four counts of dangerous operation of a conveyance causing bodily harm.
Dan Cearns, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Standard Newspaper