Two people are dead following two-vehicle collision west of Lindsay

Collision occurred on Saturday afternoon on Simcoe Street at Brock Concession Road 6 south of Manilla, killing both drivers

OPP police car. (Photo: OPP)

Two people are dead following a two-vehicle collision on Saturday afternoon (October 9) south of Manilla, around 10 kilometres west of Lindsay.

The collision happened at around 12:25 p.m. on Simcoe Street at Brock Concession Road 6.

Both drivers, lone occupants of the vehicles, were pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police are not releasing the names of the victims until their next of kin have been notified.

Simcoe Street is closed while Kawartha Lakes OPP investigate the collision. Detours are in place at Salem Road and Cresswell Road.

Police are asking any witnesses who have not yet spoken to the OPP about this incident to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

The OPP is reminding the public to slow down on roadways and take their time while travelling this long weekend. Dangerous drivers can be reported to OPP by calling 1-888-310-1122 or 9-1-1 in an emergency.