Middlesex OPP arrest man for failing to remain at fatal crash in 2021

Middlesex OPP say a man from southwestern Ontario has been arrested for failing to remain at the scene of a fatal collision.

Late last year, the OPP West Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team and Middlesex County detachment responded to a fatal crash on Calvert Drive, in the Municipality of Adelaide-Metcalfe.

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OPP say the crash resulted in the death of Johannes Francis Smolders, 45 of Strathroy, Ont., on Oct. 11, 2021.

On Thursday, police arrested a 51-year-old from Brooke-Alvinston, Ont., for failing to remain at the scene.

The accused was held in custody and scheduled to appear for a bailing hearing in London on Friday.

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