Peterborough County OPP – Double Fatal Collision Closes Highway 7

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Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and emergency crews are currently at the scene of a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 7 west of Country Road 50.

A head-on collision involving a westbound tractor-trailer and an eastbound pick-up truck occurred at approximately 9:00am. Two occupants of the pick-up truck have been pronounced deceased. A third occupant of the pick-up truck has been transported to a Toronto area ho spital with life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported at the time of the collision.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Highway 7 remains closed between County Road 50 and County Road 30 while members trained in collision reconstruction measure and document the scene. Detours are in place.

The Highway 7 closure will remain in place for several hours while police investigate. For road closure information regarding this incident, or any other traffic related events, please check Twitter @OPP_COMM_CR for ongoing updates.

Anyone who may have witnessed or has video/dash camera footage of the collision and has not spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.

To serve our province by protecting its citizens, upholding the law and preserving public safety.

Peterborough County OPP values your contribution to building safe communities. If you have inf ormation about suspected unlawful activity, please visit Crime Stoppers at: stopcrimehere.ca or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

Has been a photojournalist for over 30-years and have been honoured to win numerous awards for photography and writing over the years. Best selling author for the book Highway of Heroes - True Patriot Love

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