2 people killed in two-car collision near Schomberg

A possible head on crash between a pick-up truck and sedan, claimed two lives just west of Schomberg Thursday evening.

OPP PC Tracey Lacarte confirmed to NEWSTALK 1010 the accident occurred around 6 p.m. on Highway 9 between Concession Road

11 and 12.

"I can advise that it's two vehicles involved. One looks to be a pick-up truck and the other is a sedan type vehicle."

Intially the OPP had confirmed one fatality, but later, a 2nd person also passed away.

"I can report one male party succumbed to the injuries he sustained at the scene and was pronounced deceased. Two female parties were transported to Newmarket Hospital and one of those female parties has since succumb to her injuries. The other female party involved has been transported to Sunnybrook Hospital in life-threatening condition."

One of the victim was identified as a male in his 60's...the other is a female, also beleived to be in her 60's. 

OPP also confirmed to our media partner CP24 that local fire crews helped with an extrcation from one of the vehicles.

The 2 women were in the pickup truck.  

The male was travelling on his own in a sedan. 

Highway 9 between Concession Road 11 and 12 will remain closed as the investigation continues.