Cyclist killed in Monday morning crash: Elgin County OPP

The Elgin County OPP Traffic Reconstruction Team is on scene on Wellington Road after a fatal crash Monday morning.

According to Elgin County OPP, at around 6:30 a.m. on Monday, police, paramedics and local fire crews were dispatched to Wellington Road, Southwold, for a report of a collision involving a cyclist and a passenger vehicle.  

Police said the cyclist died as a result of the crash. 

Elgin County OPP are on the scene of a fatal crash that killed a cyclist on Wellington Road on Jan. 2, 2022. (Brent Lale/CTV News London)

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification. 

Wellington Road between Shorlea Line and Ferguson Line was closed for several hours while police investigated, but was reopened Monday afternoon. 

A black BMW was observed parked along the side of the road, with its front right side and windshield smashed.

The investigation continues.

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