Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Accident claims life on Highway 11/17

One person is dead following a traffic accident on highway 11/17 just east of highway 527 Wednesday afternoon. OPP Constable Diana Cole says it was a collision between a pick-up truck and a dump truck. She says when they collided both trucks burst into flames.  The driver of the pick up was pronounced dead at the scene, the driver of the dump truck was taken to hospital, but was not seriously injured.  Police are hoping any witnesses to the crash come forward.