One person is dead and another has suffered life threatening injuries in a two-vehicle collision in Mississauga on Wednesday afternoon.

Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision at Mississauga Road and Shawanaga Trail at 4:18 p.m.

An Ornge air ambulance was sent to the scene and subsequently transported the patient with life threatening injuries when then taken to a Toronto hospital.

A third person suffered minor injuries in the crash and was taken to a Mississauga hospital.