Haldimand OPP is investigating a double fatal collision involving three vehicles on Highway 6 south of Concession 11, Walpole, at 8:55 am this morning. Two occupants in one of the vehicles were trapped.
A vehicle was travelling south bound on Highway 6 when it collided with another vehicle that was travelling north bound on Highway 6. The third vehicle involved swerved to avoid the collision and collided into the north bound ditch.
The 59-year-old male passenger from the south bound vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. The 18-year-old driver of the south bound vehicle was transported to hospital with life threatening injuries where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The identities of the deceased males are not being released at this time. They are both from the Haldimand County area.
The 27-year-old female driver and a one-year-old male from the north bound vehicle were both transported to a local area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The male driver of the third vehicle was not injured.
The OPP Traffic Collision Investigation (TCI) unit attended and is assisting with the investigation.
Highway 6 in Hagersville will be closed between Concession 11 Walpole and Concession 10 Walpole for several hours while investigators are on scene. An update will be provided as information becomes available and is confirmed.
OPP is asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have any information to assist with the investigation to contact them at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.