Weekend collisions claim three lives
Three people died in two fatal crashes on Sunday of Labour Day weekend.
A 47-year-old Clearview man was killed in a single vehicle crash on Fairgrounds Road shortly before 8 p.m.
Police say the vehicle entered the ditch, ejecting the driver. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation.
Fairgrounds Road was closed for several hours while OPP members trained in collision reconstruction measured, photographed and collected evidence. The roadway reopened shortly after 1:30 a.m.
Later on Sunday, there was a head-on collision on Highway 26 shortly before 11 p.m. that killed two people.
Police say a Ford Mustang was passing numerous vehicles on Highway 26 when it collided with a Chevrolet Blazer.
The 67-year-old driver, and lone occupant, of the Blazer sustained serious injuries and was transported to a Toronto area trauma centre.
The 20-year-old male driver of the Mustang also sustained serious injuries and was taken to an area hospital.
The passengers in the Mustang, a 20-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman, were both pronounced dead at the scene.
Highway 26 was closed for several hours while OPP members, trained in collision reconstruction measured, photographed and collected evidence. The roadway reopened shortly after 5 a.m.
Police have not released the names of any of the deceased.