Officials say two people are dead and another person is injured after a serious two-vehicle crash in Vaughan‘s north end Sunday afternoon.
Emergency crews said they were called to the crash on King Vaughan Road between Pine Valley Drive and Highway 400 shortly after 2:40 p.m.
Officials said they responded with three ambulances and transported two people to a local hospital, while a 53-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police later said a 52-year-old woman died in hospital.
A spokesperson for Ornge air ambulance said they were initially called to the scene, but were told to stand down not long after the call.
Officials have not released the victims’ identities.
Part of King Vaughan Road was closed in the area for the police investigation.
Police have since announced 23-year-old Vince Quaranto of the Township of King is facing two counts of dangerous driving causing death in relation to the incident.