SCUGOG, Ont. – A car accident left three people dead and two seriously injured early Saturday morning near Port Perry in Scugog, Ontario.
The accident occurred shortly after 1:00 am at the 4th Line on Highway 7/12, said Sergeant Kerry Schmidt of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).
Authorities believe that an SUV moving north has deviated from its course to find itself in the opposite direction when another vehicle was coming. The collision unfortunately could not be avoided.
The death of the driver and two passengers of the car was found on the spot. Another passenger in the car was seriously injured. For its part, the man behind the steering wheel of the SUV sustained serious injuries.