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Charges laid in early December Waterloo crash which left elderly man dead

The fatal collision occurred near the intersection of Lincoln Road and University Avenue. @WRPSToday / Twitter

Waterloo Regional Police said Thursday that a third vehicle was involved in a rush-hour collision that killed an elderly man on Dec. 5.

On Thursday, police said that just after 4 p.m., a 24-year-old man from Guelph was headed eastbound in a Toyota Sienna on University Avenue when he swerved to avoid an automobile driven by a 45-year-old Waterloo man who was making a left turn on University Avenue at Lincoln.

READ MORE: Elderly man dies after crash in Waterloo

The Sienna then crashed into a Nissan Sentra driven by the 85-year-old man from Waterloo.

Police have charged a 24-year-old Guelph man with careless driving causing death and failing to stop for a red light.

A 45-year-old Waterloo man has been charged with not turning safely.

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