One person dead following south Barrie collision Wednesday evening

Cause of crash under investigation

Barrie Police confirm one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Barrie’s south end early Wednesday evening.

First responders including Barrie Police, Barrie Fire, and Simcoe County Paramedics were called to Mapleview Drive near Welham Road around 8 p.m. Wednesday with reports of a crash.

Police later confirmed one person lost their life due to injuries sustained in the collision, the cause of which remains under investigation.

Mapleview Drive was closed from Welham Road to Bayview Drive well into the evening. Further information is expected from Barrie Police on Thursday morning.