A tragic accident happened on Highway 7 near Peterborough Tuesday evening when four people lost their lives after a head-on collision between a pickup truck and an SUV.
In the same incident, another individual was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
As they respond to this tragedy, Ontario Provincial Police have closed off Highway 7 to traffic between Keene Road and Heritage Line while their investigation is ongoing.
Four families have been indelibly affected by this crash, and our hearts go out to them in this difficult time.
Our thoughts are with the family of the injured individual, as well, as they navigate through this tragic circumstance.
We urge drivers to pay extra caution whenever possible when travelling along provincial highways, for their own safety and for those of others around them. And we will continue to monitor any developments regarding Tuesday’s incident on Highway 7 near Drummond Line in Ontario Provincial Police’s investigation.