OTTAWA – On March 24, 2019 at approximately 12:30 a.m. officers with the Ottawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 416 northbound near Roger Stevens Drive.
The investigation has found a car had left the roadway and rolled over. The driver, who was alone in the vehicle, was ejected.
An off-duty paramedic, who had discovered and reported the collision, commenced first aid until on-duty Ottawa Paramedics arrived. The victim was transported to hospital by ambulance, but was later pronounced deceased.
The driver has been identified as Mitchell Fleming, age 27, of Ottawa, Ontario.
The northbound lanes of the 416 were closed for several hours while OPP collision investigators worked to determine the cause of the crash, which remains under investigation.