GTA woman dies after collision near Waterloo International Airport

A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser. Kevin Nielsen / Global News

A 53-year-old woman from Richmond Hill died after being struck by a transport truck near Waterloo International Airport on Wednesday night, according to Waterloo Regional Police.

Emergency services were dispatched to Fountain Street North and Otter Court in Breslau at around 9:30 p.m. after the collision had been reported, according to a release from police.

Paramedics took the woman to an area hospital where she was soon pronounced dead as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.

At around 10:30 p.m., police issued a tweet saying that Fountain Street North was closed in both directions from Woolwich Street South to Kossuth Road as officers investigated the collision. This area includes the main entrance to the airport.

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About four hours later, a second tweet was issued noting that the road had reopened.

Police say they continue to investigate. Anyone with information or dash cam footage can call 519-570-9777 ext. 8856.

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