Charges Laid In Fatal Crash
(LAKESHORE, ON) – Lakeshore OPP have charged the drivers of the fatal collision that occurred in Feb 3, 2011 at approximately 3:00 p.m. The collision occurred at the intersection of County Road 46 and Rochester Townline, Town of Lakeshore.
A Mercury Cougar operated by Eric BRIGGS (24) of Leamington was traveling with a male passenger northbound on Rochester Townline when he failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection of County Road 46. The Mercury was struck by a westbound Ford F-150 pick-up truck operated by Gilbert NELANSON (46) of Lakeshore. NELANSON was traveling with a female passenger.
Unfortunately the passenger of the northbound Mercury Cougar, Danny ABDUL-MASSIH (30) from Leamington was transported to Hotel Dieu Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The other three occupants in the vehicles were not injured.
- Eric BRIGGS (24) has been charged with Careless driving contrary to Sec 130 of the Highway Traffic Act.
- Gilbert NELANSON (46) was charged with Driving a motor vehicle – no licence Contrary to Sec 32(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.
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