Elderly Kitchener man killed, woman injured, in weekend accident in Wilmot

Waterloo Regional Police say a Kitchener man was killed and his passenger was hospitalized early Sunday morning due to an accident in Wilmot.

Police said emergency services were called to Queen Street near Bleams Road after a single vehicle accident was reported.

Investigators discovered that a Toyota Highlander was traveling south on Queen Street when the driver lost control and the SUV left the lane and rolled into a ditch, police said.

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The 74-year-old Kitchener man behind the wheel was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, a 77-year-old Kitchener woman, was rushed to a hospital outside of the area with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

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Police closed the street for about five hours while investigating the scene.

The investigation continues. The police asks everyone with clues to call 519-570-9777 extension. 8856 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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