Charge laid after collision in Cambridge puts 80-year-old man in hospital

By CityNews Kitchener Staff

An 80-year-old man was sent to hospital after a Thursday night collision on the south edge of Cambridge.

Waterloo Regional Police said it happened just after 9:30 p.m. on Branchton Road near Morrison Road.

The senior pedestrian from North Dumfries was taken to an out-of-region hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The 31-year-old man from Brant County who was behind the wheel in this crash was not hurt.

He’s been charged for refusing to provide a breathalyzer sample; specifically: Refusal to comply with approved screening device (ASD) demand- bodily harm.

Branchton was closed between Morrison and Lilywood Drive until roughly 2 a.m. Friday.

The WRPS drone was flying in the area to gather aerial photos of the collision scene.

Police are still investigating and ask any witnesses, especially anyone with dashcam video, to call them at at 519-570-9777, extension 8856, or reach out to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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