Driver Charged With Impaired After Fatal Collision In Minden


Haliburton Highlands OPP are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Windover Drive in Minden.

On October 21, 2023, shortly after 5:00 pm, Haliburton Highlands OPP and emergency services responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Windover drive in Minden involving a single side-by-side off road vehicle (ORV).

A 55-year-old female of Queensville, ON was a passenger in the ORV and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

As a part of the on-going investigation police have arrested and charged the driver, Creig Tranmer, 55-years-old of Queensville, ON with:

-Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

-Operation causing death

The accused had their driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and vehicle impounded for seven days.The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Minden, on December 6, 2023. The accused had non-life-threatening injuries.

The roadway remained closed for several hours while OPP Technical Collision Investigators assisted with the investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed or has video/dash camera footage of the collision and has not spoken with police is asked to contact Haliburton Highlands OPP at 705-286-1431 or toll-free at 1-888-310-1122.



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