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Man dies in Markham collision

A man has died following a two-vehicle collision on Major Mackenzie Drive East near Kennedy in Markham, York Regional police told CityNews.

The crash between a car and dump truck happened at the Bridle Walk around 3:20 p.m.  Police say the driver of the car, a 61-year-old Richmond Hill man, entered the eastbound lanes, striking an eastbound dump truck.

He died at the scene. The driver of the dump truck, a 55-year-old man, was not injured.

Major Mackenzie was shut down from Kennedy to McCowan while police investigate.

Police are looking for witnesses. If you saw anything, call police 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS.