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Police ID man and woman killed in head-on crash southwest of London

Police say the fatal crash left a stretch of Longwoods closed for several hours on Saturday.
Police say the fatal crash left a stretch of Longwoods closed for several hours on Saturday. 980 CFPL

Middlesex County OPP say two people are dead and four more were injured in a weekend collision southwest of London.

It was shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday when officers were called to a two-vehicle collision on Longwoods Road in Southwest Middlesex.

Police say an investigation revealed that two vehicles travelling in opposite directions had become involved in a head-on collision.

The fatal crash left a stretch of Longwoods closed from Hagerty Road to Dogwood Road for several hours on Saturday.

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Police say Khaldoun El-Rifai, 48, and Rabiaa Sayour, 26, who were in the same vehicle died as a result of the crash.

Four others involved in the crash were transported to hospital for a combination of minor and serious injuries, according to police. In an update on Monday, police said one person had been released and the other three remained in hospital with minor injuries.

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No further details regarding the other involved parties will be released.

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An investigation into the fatal collision is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Middlesex County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.