Police identify man killed in Saturday night crash (updated)
London Community News
UPDATE: (10:30 a.m. Monday, July 23) Police identified the man who died in the crash Saturday evening (July 21) as 30-year-old Andrew Gileff of London.
A 30-year-old London man was killed Saturday evening (July 21) when a mini-van and an SUV collided at the intersection of Adelaide Street and Sunningdale Road.
Police said the crash happened at about 8 p.m. when a white Honda mini-van, carrying two occupants and heading westbound on Sunningdale Road, and a white Chevrolet Blazer, also carrying two occupants and heading southbound on Adelaide Street, collided.
Police identified the man who died as Andrew Gileff and said he was an occupant of the mini-van, which ended up in a ditch on the west side of the intersection facing eastbound.
He was taken to University Hospital, police said, where he succumbed to his injuries and died in hospital and the other occupant of the mini-van was taken to Victoria Hospital with minor injuries.
One occupant of the SUV was also taken to Victoria Hospital with minor injuries.
Juan Castro, an employee of the Petro Canada service station near the intersection, said he heard the crash and saw one of the occupants of the white van jump out of the vehicle immediately following the collision.
“He said, ‘Help me, I killed him’,” he said.
Police said they are still looking into the causes of the crash and the intersection, which was closed to traffic for several hours, was reopened at 10 p.m.
London police are asking anyone with information about the collision, or anyone who may have observed either vehicle prior to the collision, to contact them at 519-661-5680.