Man, 24, rushed to hospital following head-on collision: Durham police

Durham Regional Police Service cruiser and shoulder patch logo stock. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A 24-year-old man was seriously injured in a head-on collision in Whitby, Ont., on Sunday morning, police say.

Durham Regional Police said they responded to reports of a collision on Lakeridge Road near Dundas Street in the Town of Whitby around 5:10 a.m. Sunday morning.

Police said a black 2007 Honda Civic was driving north along Lakeridge Road when it crossed into the southbound lane, where it collided with a 2021 Jeep Cherokee.

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The driver of the Honda Civic sustained “extensive injuries,” police said, and was rushed to a Toronto trauma centre where his “condition worsened.”

Police said the man is now in serious condition.

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Durham police’s traffic services unit attended the scene to conduct an investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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