OPP lay charges in fatal multi-vehicle collision from last year – Kingston

OPP lay charges in fatal multi-vehicle collision from last year - Kingston

Ontario Provincial Police have charged two people in connection to the fatal multi-vehicle crash that occurred on December 11th, last year that took the life of Jack Moon, a father of four.

Just days after Jack Moon lost his home in a fire, the Gananoque-area man was killed in a multi-vehicle pileup on Highway 401 near Brockville.

OPP confirmed that 33-year-old Moon was the only fatality in the highway crash, which occurred during a snow squall.

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Facebook / Jack Moon

Facebook / Jack Moon.

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Moon was a father of three, and was expecting another child with his partner Krystiannah Summers at the time.

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OPP say several collisions occurred in the westbound lanes of the highway, including one eight-vehicle, where Moon was killed. Seven others were sent to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police say the crash damaged 22 passenger vehicles and 25 commercial vehicles as a result of the collisions near Brockville, and hundreds more were stuck in the traffic jam that resulted.

A 28-year-old from Brampton and a 53-year-old from Pickering have been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, dangerous operation causing bodily harm and criminal negligence causing bodily harm, but not in connection to moon’s fatality.

The accused will be issued a summons to appear in court at a later date.

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– With files from Global News’ Alex Mazur