One woman dead following a head-on-collision north of Oshawa


Published May 13, 2023 at 1:55 pm

Durham Regional Police Investigators

One woman is dead, while a man was airlifted to a hospital with serious injuries after a  head-on-collision near Island Rd in Scugog Township in the early hours of Saturday morning.

On  May. 13, 2023, shortly after 3:00 a.m., police responded to a collision between two vehicles on Island Rd north of Demara Rd in Scugog Township.

Police say a Nissan SUV was travelling southbound on Island Rd when a four-door Hyundai going northbound crossed over the center line causing both vehicles to collide head-on.

According to the Durham Regional Police Service, the 47-year-old woman who was driving the Nissan was pronounced dead at the scene. A 19-year-old passenger from the same vehicle was transported to a local area hospital where he was treated for minor injuries.

The man behind the wheel of the Hyundai vehicle was airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre where he currently is in critical condition.

Police say, the areas surrounding the incident were closed off for several hours while evidence was being collected.

The investigations are ongoing and anyone with information about this incident or who witnessed this collision is asked to call D/Cst.  Kollaard at 905-579-1520 ext. 5267.

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