September 15th, 2018 by

Man killed in collision

On September 15, 2018, approximately 4:50 p.m., officers with Prince Edward OPP were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a truck and an E-bike.

The collision occurred on County Road 8 near County Road 25 when an eastbound truck collided with a westbound E-bike. Ralph Chantrill a 78 year old man from Athol was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Quaw Sheng Zhang a 50-year-old man from Belleville was arrested and charged with Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle cause death. Zhang is scheduled for a bail hearing September 16, 2018.

The OPP Technical Collision Investigation is conducting their investigation which has closed County Road 8 between Bradley Cross Road and County Road 25 until further notice.

Alcohol was not a factor.