Motor Vehicle Collision – Lansdowne Street

Peterborough Police continue to investigate the cause of a collision involving six vehicles Monday afternoon.

The collision happened just before 2:00 pm on May 9, 2022 on Lansdowne Street and River Road South when a westbound vehicle collided with oncoming traffic at the intersection.  A 65-year-old man who was a passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. Three other people were sent to hospital, one with serious injuries and two others with minor injuries.

The road was closed for almost 8 hours while the Peterborough Police Traffic Reconstruction team investigated.

Anyone with information or video such as dash cam footage is asked to contact Peterborough Police at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

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