Pickup driver dead in 118 crash

One person is dead and another has been airlifted to hospital in Toronto after a collision along Highway 118 near St. Peter's Road on the morning of Wednesday Nov. 20 police say.

According to a release from the OPP police were called to the scene of the crash at approximately 8 a.m. Four vehicles were involved including a cement truck two pickup trucks and an SUV. One of the pickup truck drivers was ejected dying on scene while the driver of the cement truck which rolled into a ditch was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The highway was closed for a number of hours and the cause of the collision remains under investigation. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

– Staff