UPDATE: OPP investigate fatal crash in Leamington

(BlackburnNews.com OPP file photo)

The Ontario Provincial Police now say two people are dead after a bad crash in Leamington Wednesday night.

Emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle collision on County Road 18, between Highway 77 and Morse Road, at around 7:10 p.m. Wednesday, where a passenger vehicle and a transport truck had collided.

The vehicle had five occupants inside. One of the passengers was pronounced dead at the scene, another was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries and a third person sustained serious injuries. The other two people are being treated for minor injuries.

On Thursday morning, the OPP confirmed the death of a second occupant.

The driver of the transport truck was not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

– With files from Adelle Loiselle.