Two years in prison after Oil Springs accident which killed three

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The Windsor man who drove a car which crashed south of Oil Springs killing three people in 2019 has been sentenced to two years in prison.

In October 2019, the OPP, Dawn-Euphemia and Oil Springs fire departments and Lambton EMS were called to the curves on Oil Heritage Line at Aberfeldy Line. A sedan had veered off the highway in the curve and flipped several times into a field on the west side of the road.

The three victims were all 19 and from the Indian state of Punjab. They were studying business in Windsor but had been working at the High Park cannabis greenhouse on Lasalle Line. They were on their way home from work.

Jovanpreet Singh pleaded guilty in a Sarnia courtroom last June to three counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, as well as a count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm. One other person in the car survived the crash.

The case was moved to Windsor for sentencing. It is likely Singh will be deported after serving his sentence.