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1 dead, 1 in critical condition after collision with dump truck in York Region

Last Updated Jun 24, 2020 at 8:16 am EST

A 20-year-old man has died and a 19-year-old man is hospital after a collision between a car and a dump truck in York Region.

Police were called to Highway 9 at Jane Street, just west of Newmarket, around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The circumstances surrounding the crash have not been released.

The 20-year-old Barrie man, who was a passenger in the Dodge Charger, suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 19-year-old man, who is also from Barrie and was driving the Dodge, was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say his condition has improved and he is expected to survive.

The truck driver suffered only minor injuries and was treated by paramedics at the scene.

Police are asking witnesses to come forward with information on the crash. Anyone who has dashcam footage of the collision is being asked to hand it over to investigators.