Driver dies in hospital following weekend collision on Highway 12

A 39-year-old Oshawa man has succumbed to injuries sustained in a collision on Highway 12 over the weekend.

The multi-vehicle collision occurred in Scugog Township near the intersection of Regional Road 47 around 2 p.m. Sunday (March 13).

According to a social media post from the OPP, the victim’s vehicle rear-ended another vehicle before crossing the centre line and colliding with a pickup truck.

“Deepest condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time,” reads an update from the OPP.

The two occupants of the truck — a 36-year-old and a nine-year-old child — were uninjured, police noted.