Fatal crash south of Port Perry

durham police

A 71 year old Lindsay man is among two people who died in a fiery crash south of Port Perry yesterday.

Durham police say a pick up travelling northbound on Simcoe Street lost control and struck a southbound car at Old Simcoe Road.

The truck burst in to flames and the driver was prounounced dead at the scene.

The passenger of the car also succumbed to his injuries.

The 71 year old female driver was taken to a Toronto area trauma centre with life threatening injuries.

No names have been released.

Police believe speed may be a factor in the crash.