1 dead following Highway 28 head-on collision near Bancroft: OPP

Bancroft OPP say one person died following a collision on Highway 28 east of Bancroft on Sept. 15, 2022. The Canadian Press file

Bancroft OPP say one person died following a two-vehicle collision east of the village on Thursday morning.

Just before 10:30 a.m., officers responded to a head-on collision on Highway 28 near Belton Road, about 20 kilometres east of Bancroft.

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OPP say a passenger in of the vehicles was pronounced deceased at the scene. Both drivers were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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On Friday, OPP identified the victim as Carole O’Brien, 68, of Denbigh Township, located about 60 kilometres east of Bancroft.

Police say the cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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