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Updated: New charges laid related to fatal Lasalle crash

Driver has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
The collision scene at Lasalle and Barrydowne.

Updated Sept. 14: Greater Sudbury Police have laid additional charges related to a collision on Lasalle Boulevard on Sept. 13 that left a female pedestrian dead and a male pedestrian with serious injuries.

The 34-year-old driver of the vehicle police allege is responsible was arrested and charged yesterday with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. Today, GSPS said the man has also been charged with dangerous operation causing death and dangerous operation causing bodily harm. 

The man was to appear in bail court this morning.

Updated Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m.

The Lasalle-Barrydowne intersection has now been reopened, Greater Sudbury Police said in a tweet at 3:12 p.m.

Updated Sept. 13 at 1:30 p.m.

A 22-year-old woman has died after an early-morning collision in which she and another pedestrian were struck by a vehicle in New Sudbury.

Shortly after 7:35 a.m. Sept. 13, Greater Sudbury Police officers were dispatched to a serious collision involving two pedestrians at the intersection of Lasalle Boulevard and Barrydowne Road. 

Upon arrival, officers located two pedestrians, a 22-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man, who had sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision. 

Both individuals were transported to hospital by City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services. Unfortunately, the woman was pronounced deceased at the hospital by medical professionals. The man remains in the hospital with serious injuries.

The woman’s name will not be released out of respect for her family’s wishes. Greater Sudbury Police extended condolences to her family and friends.

The 34-year-old man driving the vehicle involved in the collision has been charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

The intersection of Lasalle Boulevard and Barrydowne Road remains closed at this time while officers are on scene.

Members of Greater Sudbury Police’s Traffic Management Unit and Patrol Operations 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 a Greater Sudbury Police officer is asked to phone 705-675-9171.

Original story:

Greater Sudbury Police say officers are on scene of a serious collision at Lasalle and Barrydowne involving a pedestrian.

Police, who first tweeted about the incident shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday, say the westbound lanes of Lasalle heading toward Notre Dame are open, but motorists should expect delays. There is no access to Barrydowne from Lasalle. Motorists are asked to find an alternate route.

The extent of injuries is unknown.