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Barrie driver who hit Bradford hydro pole in early May has died, police say

South Simcoe police want anyone who witnessed the crash, or has dash camera or video surveillance footage of it, to come forward
Fire crews worked to extricate the driver following a single-vehicle crash in Bradford May 2.

The driver of a vehicle that crashed into a hydro pole in Bradford earlier this month has died.

South Simcoe police are still investigating the incident, nearly three weeks after it occurred near the 10th Sideroad and 5th Line intersection. 

Emergency crews responded to the scene on May 2 at about 2 p.m. The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, a 40-year-old Barrie man, required extrication and was then transported to Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket in serious condition.

On May 16, police were notified the driver had died. 

Traffic and marine unit officers are still looking into the matter and they’re asking anyone who either witnessed the collision, or has dash camera or video surveillance footage of it, to contact Const. Carlos Pinho at 905-775-3311 or 705-436-2141, ext. 2017, or [email protected].

They can also leave an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or