1 dead, 2 injured in Whitby crash
Officers are investigating, Durham police say
An 82-year-old man is dead and two other people were injured after a crash in Whitby on Monday afternoon, Durham police say.
The fatal collision involving a van and a pickup truck happened on Lake Ridge Road between Columbus Road West and Winchester Road at around 2:04 p.m., police said.
The man in his 80s, who is from Whitby, was driving a grey Honda Odyssey southbound on Lake Ridge Road when it collided with a northbound black Ford F-150 truck, police said.
Police said the driver of the van died. A female passenger who was in the van has been airlifted to a trauma centre by Ornge air ambulance.
The 30-year-old driver of the pickup truck, who is from Ajax, was also taken to a trauma centre. He suffered serious injuries.
Lake Ridge Road was closed between Columbus and Winchester Road as officers investigated.
Lakeridge Rd between Columbus and Winchester Rd closed for a fatal investigation. One male driver deceased. One female passenger airlifted to trauma center by <a href="https://twitter.com/Ornge?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Ornge</a> Driver of second vehicle was taken to a trauma center with serious injuries. Collision investigators onscene. <a href="https://t.co/W4klEt2mth">pic.twitter.com/W4klEt2mth</a>—@DRPS