Three people dead after two-vehicle collision in Bradford
Staff , CTV Barrie
Published Friday, September 20, 2019 5:03PM EDT
Last Updated Saturday, September 21, 2019 6:35PM EDT
Three people are dead after a head-on collision in Bradford on Friday afternoon.
South Simcoe police say the crash involving a southbound heavy truck and a northbound SUV happened on Yonge Street south the 14th Line around 4:30 p.m.
Police say a 37-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman in the SUV were pronounced dead at the scene. A 9-year-old boy from the SUV was transported to hospital, but later died.
The truck driver was treated at the scene and released, police said.
A witness that spoke with CTV News describes hearing a loud noise and says she could see smoke and fire coming from the crash scene.
Yonge Street between Line 12 and 14 was closed for nearly seven hours for the police investigation.
Traffic Unit officers are investigating the cause of the collision and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.