Dundas Street WestMVC Update
Belleville, Ontario ? On 25 October 2011 at 11:43 p.m., police responded to a single vehicle collision at the intersection of Dundas Street West and Bay Bridge Road.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a red 1993 Honda Civic was eastbound on Dundas Street, West (travelling from Sidney Street towards Holden Street). There were 4 occupants (3 males' ages 17, 19, 20 and 1 female aged 18 years) in this vehicle. The Honda lost control just west of the intersection at Bay Bridge Rd and this caused the vehicle to rotate and strike a cement utility pole (at the passenger door). Two passengers were extracted from the vehicle with the assistance of BFD. All occupants were taken to QHC via ambulance where 3 persons were treated and released from BGH. One occupant was transferred to KGH and remains in hospital.
Investigation of this motor vehicle collision identified a second vehicle (described as a 1999 black, 2 door Cavalier) that was directly involved in this collision. It is alleged that the red 1993 Honda Civic and the black 1999 Cavalier were involved in a street race.
On 3 November, 2011, Belleville Police Service Traffic Management officers charged the drivers from the vehicles involved in the collision from Dundas Street West at Baybridge Road.
William Goodfellow (20 yrs) of Roslin has been charged with:
- 2 counts of Dangerous Driving Cause Bodily Harm,
- 2 counts of Dangerous Driving While Street Racing Cause Bodily Harm,
- 2 counts of Criminal Negligence Cause Bodily Harm
- 2 counts of Criminal Negligence While Street Racing Cause Bodily Harm.
Goodfellow is scheduled to appear in Provincial court on 29 December, 2011.
Cory Badgerow (20 yrs) of Picton has been charged with one count of Dangerous Driving while Street Racing. Badgerow is scheduled to appear in Provincial court on 20 December, 2011.
Belleville Police Service investigators would like to thank the members of the public that assisted in this investigation.