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Driver killed in Ottawa south crash: police

Ottawa police say one person is dead after a crash on Snake Island Road on Monday morning. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

A driver was killed Monday morning in a crash in the south end of Ottawa, police said.

Two cars collided around 7:20 a.m. at Snake Island Road near Nixon Road, an Ottawa Police Service spokesperson said.

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One of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene, while two occupants of the other vehicle were treated for minor injuries, according to police.

The deceased was not identified and the spokesperson said the investigation is ongoing with no further information available.

Snake Island Road was closed between Doyle and Nixon roads during the police investigation but reopened shortly after 4 p.m. on Monday afternoon.

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