Another person taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries
Hanmer residents Ricky and Cecile Leduc have been identified as the two people killed yesterday on Highway 6 near Apsey Lake, according to the Ontario Provincial Police.
A southbound dump truck collided with two northbound vehicles, killing Ricky and Cecile Leduc in the process. One person was taken to Health Sciences North with life-threatening injuries and remains in hospital.
Two others sustained minor injuries.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation. Weather conditions are believed to have been a contributing factor.
Two people are dead following a collision involving two passenger vehicles and a dump truck on Highway 6 just north of Anderson Lake Road, according to the Ontario Provincial Police.
Officers from the Espanola detachment responded to the crash at 11:57 a.m. today. Highway 6 was closed between Clear Lake and the swing bridge at Little Current.
Two of the people involved in the collision were pronounced dead at the scene and three other occupants were taken to Health Sciences North in Sudbury.
The investigation is continuing with the assistance of an OPP collision reconstructionist and an OPP technical traffic collision investigator who are on scene at this time.
Highway 6 is still closed in both directions at Clear Lake Road south of Espanola to Manitoulin Island. It is anticipated that the highway is to be re-opened later in the evening.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.