The Quinte West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have provided an update on a fatal collision that occurred on the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 5.
At approximately 3:30 p.m., Quinte West OPP members, along with Quinte West Fire and Hastings-Quinte Paramedic Services, responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on County Road 40 at Gunter Settlement Road in Quinte West.
Two people were pronounced deceased at the scene. Police did not provide the names of the victims.
The OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) unit, in conjunction with the Chief Coroner’s Office and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service will be leading the investigation.
A portion of the roadway was closed until early Monday morning.
Updates will be provided as information becomes available.