UPDATE – Fatal accident on Regional Road 23, south of Beaverton

An 84-year-old Toronto man was killed in an accident on Regional Road 23 south of Beaverton on Thursday night (Jan. 4).

According to the Durham Regional Police, the two-vehicle crash occurred around 6:15 p.m., just north of Concession 2 Thorah.

Police say a minivan being driven by a 44-year-old Cannington man was traveling south on Regional Road 23 when it was struck by a northbound Honda driven by the man from Toronto.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of the minivan suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to a trauma centre in the Toronto area.

The road was closed for several hours for a police investigation and reopened shortly after midnight.

Anyone with information about this accident is asked to call police at 1-888-579-1520, extension 5213.

This is one of many recent collisions in and around Brock Township. Police continue to urge safety on the roadways.