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2 dead following 3-vehicle collision in Wellington County

Wellington County OPP say two people died in a double collision near Drayton.

Four others were taken to hospital, including one to a trauma centre.

Emergency crews arrived at the intersection of Twelfth Line and Sideroad 16 on Sunday evening, following a collision involving a white coupe, a silver minivan and a red pick-up truck hauling a trailer.

Police said an 18-year-old man from Mount Forrest was behind the wheel of the coupe and a 44-year-old woman from Alma was a passenger in the pickup.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said a 13-year-old passenger in the pickup was airlifted to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries.

Three others in the truck suffered minor injuries and were taken to a local hospital.

Three people in the minivan didn’t need medical attention.

Police continue to investigate the cause of the collision.


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