OPP say they have laid charges in a recent Ingersoll crash that claimed the life of a young mother.
The fatal collision took place on July 31, at the intersection of Thames and Charles streets.
According to police, the mother was pushing a stroller across the street when she was struck by an oncoming transport truck.
Ashten Elizabeth Fick, 22, of Ingersoll, was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries, and later was pronounced dead.
The baby in the stroller was taken to hospital with minor injuries, while Fick’s three-year-old child was not physically injured in the crash.
Ingersoll residents gathered in the small park on the northwest corner of Thames and Charles streets on the night of Aug. 5 for a candlelight vigil to honour the life of Fick.
Police say they have now laid charges against a 23-year-old, who was unidentified.
The accused is facing charges of careless driving and failure to stop at an accident causing death.
The accused is scheduled to appear in Woodstock court at a later date.