OPP investigating after four people killed in Peterborough collision, Highway 7 closed for investigation

Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and emergency crews are currently on scene of a fatal collision that occurred on Highway 7 near Drummond Line.

A head-on collision involving a pick-up truck and a sport utility vehicle (SUV) occurred at approximately 5:15pm. Four victims have been pronounced deceased. One victim has been transported to a Toronto area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Highway 7 remains closed between Keene Road and Heritage Line while members trained in collision reconstruction measure and document the scene.

The Highway 7 closure will remain in place for several hours while police investigate.

Anyone who may have witnessed or has video/dash camera footage of the collision and has not spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.

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