Mount Brydges Man Killed In Crash

Police in Strathroy-Caradoc are investigating after a Tuesday evening crash claimed the life of a Mount Brydges man.

Just after 6pm, a van heading west on Scotchmere Dr. went into the intersection at Adelaide Rd. and collided with a southbound pick-up truck. The driver of the truck, a 37-year-old Mount Brydges man, was killed. His name is being withheld at the request of his family.

Police say the driver of the van, 56-year-old John Melo of Strathroy-Caradoc, is charged with failure to yield to traffic on a through highway.

Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is asked to contact Strathroy-Caradoc Police at (519) 245-1250.