One person dead in head-on collision Thursday night north of Peterborough

Fatal collision happened on Chemong Road between Lindsay Road and 5th Line

An Ontario Provincial Police vehicle in the winter. (Photo: OPP)

One person is dead following a head-on collision on Chemong Road just north of Peterborough on Thursday evening (February 23).

At around 6:45 p.m., members of the Peterborough County OPP and emergency crews responded to a motor vehicle collision on Chemong Road between Lindsay Road and 5th Line.

Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and another was transported to Peterborough Regional Health Centre with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Chemong Road was closed between Lindsay Road and 5th Line while police documented the scene.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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.