At approximately 7:45 p.m. yesterday, Barrie Police, responded to a serious two-vehicle collision on Mapleview Drive East, just east of Bayview Drive in Barrie’s south end, along with County of Simcoe Paramedics and Barrie Fire & Emergency Services.

The investigation determined that a white car was driving eastbound, and attempted to pass another vehicle, when it appeared to lose control in the rain and collided with a SUV travelling westbound. The driver of the white car, a 56-year-old Innisfil man, was killed in the collision.

 The other driver was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

 The investigation remains ongoing, and investigating officers are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have more information to contact Constable J. Peters of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 extension 2912 or [email protected]. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at

Occurrence #: BA200228222
Prepared by: Corporate Communications 


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