UPDATE: One dead, two injured following crash near Palmerston

Emergency crews respond to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Perth Road 140 and Perth Line 91 in the Township of Wallace, August 10, 2020. (Photo courtesy of the OPP via Twitter)

A woman from Caledon is dead and two other people have been injured following a two-vehicle crash near Palmerston.

The Ontario Provincial Police said on Monday shortly before 6 p.m., an SUV collided with a tractor trailer at the intersection of Perth Road 140 and Perth Line 91 in the Township of Wallace.

A passenger in the SUV, 55-year-old Girga Persaud from Caledon, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and another passenger were rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the tractor-trailer did not require medical treatment.

Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash and the intersection is expected to remain closed until further notice.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact police at 1-888-310-1122.