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Updated: Sudbury police say man, 42, killed in Radar Rd. crash

Another man received serious injuries in the head-on crash early Tuesday morning

Updated Sept. 13 at 1:50 p.m.

Radar Road has been reopened, Greater Sudbury Police reported on Twitter at around 1:40 p.m. Tuesday.

Updated Sept. 13 at 11:55 a.m.

Greater Sudbury Police say a 42-year-old man was killed in a head-on collision on Radar Road early Tuesday morning.

Shortly before 5:55 a.m. Sept. 13, officers were dispatched to a serious collision involving two vehicles on Radar Road.

Information provided was that two vehicles had been involved in a head-on collision, leaving both drivers trapped inside their vehicles. Both drivers were the lone occupants in their vehicles.

With the assistance of City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services, the drivers were removed from their respective vehicles. 

Unfortunately, one of the drivers, a 42-year-old man, was pronounced deceased on scene. The second driver, a 54-year-old man, was transported to hospital by City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The name of the deceased driver will not be released out of respect for his family’s wishes, said police, who extended condolences to his family and friends. 

Radar Road was still closed between Dupuis Drive and Jackpine Street as of Greater Sudbury Police’s latest update on the crash at around 11:40 a.m. Tuesday.

Members of Greater Sudbury Police’s Traffic Management Unit remain on scene, as the investigation into the collision is ongoing. 

Anyone with information related to the collision who has not yet been in contact with GSPS officers is asked to phone the police at 705-675-9171.

Updated Sept. 13 at 8:10 a.m.

Greater Sudbury Police said in a Twitter update just before 8 a.m. that Radar Road remains closed in both directions between Dupuis and Jackpine.

Although Greater Sudbury Fire Services Deputy Chief Jesse Oshell tweeted earlier that the collision was fatal, police say there is an "unknown extent of injuries."

Updated Sept. 13 at 7:30 a.m.

Greater Sudbury Fire Services Deputy Chief Jesse Oshell has provided an update on the Radar Road collision, saying the crash is fatal.

Original story:

Radar Road is closed in both directions at this hour due to a serious motor vehicle accident.

Greater Sudbury Police said on Twitter at 6:40 a.m. the road is closed at Dupuis Drive.

Greater Sudbury Fire Services Deputy Chief Jesse Oshell said on Twitter fire services are currently on scene with paramedics on Radar Road.

Oshell asked people to avoid the area.