Two people dead following collision in Ajax

A 49-year-old woman from Ajax and a 42-year-old Whitby man were pronounced dead following a head-on collision Wednesday (May 5).

According to the DRPS, officers were called to Salem Road near Kerrison Drive in Ajax shortly after 6 p.m.

“It was reported that a white 2020 Toyota RAV4 was southbound on Salem Road approaching Kerrison Drive when it crossed the centre line and entered into the northbound lanes,” reads a media release from police.

“The RAV4 continued southbound where it collided head-on with a blue 2008 Hyundai Sante Fe travelling in a northbound lane.”

The female driver of the Toyota Rav4 was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.  An 18-year-old female passenger of the Rav4 was treated and transported to a trauma centre in Toronto.  She has serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The male driver of the Hyundai Sante Fe was pronounced dead at the scene.  A 43-year-old female passenger was extricated and transported to a trauma centre in Toronto with serious injuries.

“The area was closed for several hours while investigators collected evidence and canvassed for video surveillance,” reads a media release.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 5256.

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