Vehicle struck stopped transport truck in Georgina, killing one, sending another to hospital

Provincial police are investigating the circumstances leading to a fatal collision in the Georgina area.

The collision occurred on Highway 48 at Ravenshoe Road at around 7:15 p.m. Monday; the OPP say a transport truck was stopped at a red light when it was rear-ended by a car. While a shooting was reported to police in the area of Ravenshoe and Woodbine Avenue at around the same time, it is unknown if the two incidences are connected.

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A 27-year-old passenger of the car was pronounced dead on scene, while the 34-year-old driver was taken to hospital with critical injuries. The truck driver wasn’t hurt in the crash.

The OPP are urging witnesses to this crash to contact the Aurora detachment at (905) 841-5777.

Images courtesy Ontario Provincial Police via Twitter