Updated – Fatal collision on Hwy 15 claims life of Smiths Falls Woman

August 7, 2018 by
News From OPP

The OPP have identified the victim in this morning’s fatal collision in Rideau Lakes as 29 year-old Monica Chant of Smiths Falls.

This morning at about 3:45 AM O.P.P officers from the Rideau Lakes Detachment responded to a collision on Highway 15, just north of Portland in Rideau Lakes Township.

Investigation revealed that a northbound vehicle and a southbound vehicle collided.

Chant died as a result of her injuries.

The other driver, a 58 year old Kingston man, was taken to hospital in Kingston with non-life threatening injuries.

Highway 15 between County Road 5 and Cedar Valley Road remains closed while members of the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigation Unit conduct their investigation.