Fatality in Red Lake Motor collision

Press Release

(RED LAKE, ON) – On April 24, at approximately 3:30 am officers from the Red Lake/Ear Falls Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision in Madsen within the Municipality of Red Lake.

A motor vehicle left the roadway on Mine Street and came to rest on the frozen body of water adjacent to the road. When police arrived, they located a deceased 22 year old Thunder Bay woman, at the scene. She has been identified to next of kin. Northwest Emergency Medical Services (NWEMS) and the Red Lake Fire Department both attended the scene to provide their services.

Investigation has revealed that the vehicle being driven was taken without the owner’s consent. The cause of the collision is under investigation by the Traffic Collision Investigation (TCI) unit of the Highway Safety Division (HSD).

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision or has information relating to it, to contact police at 1-888-310-1122.