Two people in their 70s and their family pet died following a two-vehicle collision in Warkworth early Friday afternoon (December 8).
At around 1:20 p.m. on Friday, the Northumberland Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Northumberland Paramedics, and the Trent Hills Fire Department responded to a report of a collision between a pickup truck and a car on Dominion Road in Warkworth.
The occupants in the car included two people from Hastings, aged 76 and 70, along with a family pet. The 76-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. The 70-year-old was transported to a local hospital, where they were later pronounced dead. The family pet succumbed to its injuries. Police have not released any other information about the victims.
The driver of the pickup truck, a 33-year-old from Carrying Place, suffered minor injuries in the collision.
Dominion Road between Mill Street and Old Hastings Road was closed for several hours while police investigated and documented the scene.
Police are continuing to investigate the fatal collision. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their local police. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at stopcrimehere.ca.