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1 dead after serious collision in Ottawa’s west end

Ottawa paramedics say the driver was "aggressively resuscitated" but later died.
Ottawa paramedics say the driver was "aggressively resuscitated" but later died. Ottawa Paramedic Service / Twitter

Ottawa police and paramedics say a man in his 60s has died after a collision in the city’s west end on Friday morning.

According to police, the collision occurred around 8:20 a.m. at the intersection of Timm Drive and Haanel Drive in Kanata.

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Paramedics reported a man sustained severe trauma as a result of the crash and that the victim was “aggressively resuscitated” and transported to hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries after suffering “severe multi-system trauma.”

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Police have closed Timm Drive between Eagleson Road and Moodie Drive while the investigation is ongoing, and officers are asking drivers to avoid the area.

Police are also asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call the collision unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2481.

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