KAWARTHA LAKES-Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision north of Manilla early this morning.
Durham Regional Police say a 15-year-old Sunderland teen was fatally injured after a pickup truck he was riding in lost control and left the roadway on Sideline Road 18 near Brock Concession Road 9 in the Township of Brock.
Police say on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at approximately 12:40 a.m., emergency services were dispatched to a serious motor vehicle collision involving a rolled-over pickup truck on Sideline Rd 18 near Brock Concession Road 9 in Brock Township. A grey 2006 Chevrolet Sierra pickup truck was southbound on Sideline Road 18 when it lost control, left the roadway, and rolled into a ditch. The vehicle had seven teenaged occupants onboard and was driven by a 16-year old female from Sunderland. Four of the occupants were ejected during the rollover.
One of the occupants, a 15-year-old male from Sunderland was fatally injured as a result of the collision.
The remaining six occupants, all ages 15 to 17, were transported to local hospitals and later air-lifted to Toronto based trauma centres. Two are currently listed in critical condition, the other four are now listed in serious but stable condition.
Members of the DRPS Traffic Services Branch – Collision Investigation Unit, attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The area of the roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.
Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to call Detective Constable Brett Rayne of the Traffic Services Branch at 905-579-1520 (toll free 1-888-579-1520) ext. 5256. Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.