Serious Motor Vehicle Collision
Belleville, Ontario - On Saturday the 8 December 2012 at 5:11p.m. a serious injury motor vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of Bridge Street West and Sidney Street.
A Belleville transit bus was travelling westbound on Bridge Street attempting to turn left onto Sidney Street southbound. A 55 year old male pedestrian operating a motorized mobility scooter was attempting to cross the intersection eastbound when he was struck by the bus and subsequently died as a result of the injuries sustained.
Belleville Police Service Traffic Management Unit and Forensic Identification Unit attended at the location and continue to investigate.
The investigation is continuing and witnesses are asked to contact Cst Travers at 613-966-0882 ext 2233.
The Belleville Police Service RIDE team set up spot checks in various locations throughout the evening stopping 245 cars. One motorist was charged with over 80mgs. He is scheduled to appear in court inJanuary.