Durham Region Police say one man is dead following a collision in Whitby.
It happened shortly before midnight Friday evening on Lakeridge Road south of Rossland Road.
According to police, a 1999 Mercury Cougar was travelling northbound on Lakeridge Rd south of Rossland Road. A GMC Sierra was travelliong southbound on Lakeridge Road. The Mercury crossed the center line and traveled northbound in the southbound lane, striking the GMC.
The GMC Sierra was a pickup truck owned by the City of Durham.
The 30-year-old male driver of the Cougar was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 50-year-old driver of the GMC was transported to hospital, treated for minor injuries.
The investigation is ongoing. Police are asking anyone with information about this incident is asked to call D/Cst Lee of the Traffic Services Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5231.
11:45pm: Crash w/ Durham Region pickup & a car on Lake Ridge Rd near Rossland Rd, Ajax. Car caught fire, person dead pic.twitter.com/yNMRhusfbn
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