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Haliburton Highlands OPP investigating fatal head-on collision in Highlands East

OPP are investigating after a head-on collision left one person dead and sent two to hospital on Sunday.
OPP are investigating after a head-on collision left one person dead and sent two to hospital on Sunday. Global News File

One person was killed following a two-vehicle collision south of Haliburton on Sunday afternoon, according to police.

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Around 12:40 p.m., Haliburton Highlands OPP, firefighters and paramedics responded to reports of a head-on collision on County Road 503 in the municipality of Highlands East, about 30 kilometres south of Haliburton and just west of Gooderham.

Police say one occupant was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people were taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

OPP closed County Road 503 between Glamorgan and Irondale roads — a 15-kilometre stretch — until just before 8 p.m.

The name of the victim has yet to be released.

The investigation is going, OPP said Monday.

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