Durham Regional Police – Three Males Injured After Head-On Collision in Oshawa

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Three males are recovering from injuries after a head-on collision in Oshawa.

On Sunday, July 7, 2024 at approximately 5:20 p.m., members from East Division responded to a head-on collision involving a pick-up truck and a car on Ritson Road North, south of Highway 407 in Oshawa.

A white Chevrolet Silverado was southbound on Ritson Road North when it crossed into the northbound lanes and struck a red Volkswagen Jetta.

The driver of the pick-up truck, a 19-year-old Oshawa male, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Toronto area trauma centre where he remains in stable condition. A male passenger in the pick-up truck suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local area hospital.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a 26-year-old Campbellford male, suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local area hospital.

Alcohol may have been a factor in this collision.

Members of the DRPS – Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The area of the roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.

Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to call D/Cst. Riley of the Collision Investigation Unit at 905-579-1520 ext. 5216.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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