Victim identified in Highway 138 fatal

(Newswatch Group/File)

BONVILLE – Provincial police have identified the driver killed Wednesday in a head-on crash on Highway 138.

A 2010 Toyota car, travelling north, crossed the center line and collided with a transport truck, on a stretch of the road near Amell and Renald George Road.

The car driver, identified as 27-year-old Azizullah Assadzada of Ottawa, died at the scene.

The truck driver, a 63-year-old man from Chelsea, Que., was not injured.

SD&G O.P.P. and an O.P.P. Technical Collision Investigation team continue to investigate the cause of the crash.

Highway 138 from Willy Allan Road to Monkland was closed for most of the day Wednesday (it reopened at 9:15 p.m.).

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