UPDATE: Fatal collision closes highway

(Ontario Provincial Police file photo)

Another serious crash in Midwestern Ontario has closed another highway and unfortunately resulted in a fatality.

Police and local EMS are on-scene at what police are calling a “serious collision” on Highway 9 near Walkerton. Police have confirmed that Highway 9 remains closed in both directions, at Concession Road 14 E and Concession Road 10 due to the crash. When officers arrived, with members of the South Bruce Fire Rescue Service and Bruce County Emergency Medical Services, they found two vehicles involved.

Police have confirmed that one of the drivers was pronounced deceased at the scene. The other driver suffered no injuries.

There are no other details available at this time. Drivers should avoid the area for the time being. The collision is being investigated by the OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement team and the Coroner’s Office.