Fatal Collision On Hwy 118

Posted: 2019-11-20 13:36:51 By: hbr

This morning Police (OPP) and emergency crews were called to a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 118 in Algonquin Highlands.

Police say four vehicles were involved including a cement truck that rolled into the ditch. Two pick-ups were also involved along with a SUV. One of the pick-up drivers was ejected and died at the scene. The driver of the cement truck was transported to a Toronto area trauma center by Ornge Air Ambulance with serious injuries.  

Highway 118 will be closed for several hours while OPP members trained in collision reconstruction measure and document the scene. The cause of the collision remains under investigation.  

The name of the deceased person will not be released pending the notification of next of kin.