UPDATE: Collision near Wardsville turns fatal

Photo by Blackburn London

Two people have died following a head-on collision just east of Wardsville.

Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police, London EMS, and the Southwest Middlesex Fire Department responded to the crash on Saturday at around 6:15 p.m. on Longwoods Road.

According to police, two vehicles were involved in the collision. As a result, a 48-year-old male and 26-year-old female who were in the same vehicle have died. Four other individuals were transported to the hospital with both minor and serious injuries.

Longwoods Road was closed from Hagerty Road to Dogwood Road for around 10 hours while police investigated.

The identities of those killed are being withheld until the family is notified.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact police at 1-888-310-1122,