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A York Regional Police badge is seen in this undated file image.

Police say that one person is dead after a collision in Markham Tuesday night.

The incident happened at approximately 7:20 p.m. in the area of Elgin Mills Road and Ninth Line after two vehicles collided, according to police.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene and one male has been arrested for impaired driving, police said.

FATAL COLLISION IN MARKHAM:
On Tuesday Dec 31, at 7:20 p.m., police responded to reports of a 2 vehicle collision in the area of Elgin Mills Rd & Ninth Line. One person has been sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. One male has been arrested for
impaired driving.

— York Regional Police (@YRP) January 1, 2020

In a news release issued Tuesday, York Regional Police said that the province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has been contacted due to an “interaction” between police and the suspect vehicle.

Police are asking anyone with information related to the incident to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit at 1-866-876-5423 or leave an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers.