Charges dropped against construction company in McKay Road crash that killed six

Charges laid against a construction company regarding a crash on McKay Road that killed six young adults last year have been dropped.

On Monday morning, the Crown told the court there was no reasonable prospect of a conviction against Condrain Group.

Early this year, Condrain was charged with six counts of criminal negligence causing death.

On August. 28, 2022, police were involved in a missing persons case when they located a crash scene on McKay Road, east of County Road 27.

Police determined a car with six occupants plunged into a deep pit at a construction site.

Investigators said the group was on their way to a nearby casino around 6 a.m. when the crash happened on August 27, 2022.

The victims of the crash, River Wells, Jason Ono-O’Connor, Jersey Mitchell, Luke West, Curtis King and Haley Marin, were all in their early 20s.

In a news release on August. 28, 2022, the City of Barrie said the area where the six people died was the site of a city construction project and the intersection had been closed since the spring.

– with files from Barrie 360

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