1 dead in dump truck crash in Whitby


The driver of a small car is dead after their vehicle collided with a dump truck in Whitby.

The fatal crash happened on Lake Ridge Road between Taunton and Winchester roads around 8:30 a.m. on Friday.

“We arrived on scene and found a lot of debris,” Const. George Tudos told 680 NEWS.

“It appears that the dump truck was travelling southbound … and a four-door sedan was travelling northbound. For some reason, it ended up in the southbound lanes and it hit the dump truck head-on. One person in that car was pronounced dead at the scene.”

A third vehicle was also involved in the crash. No one in the dump truck or the third vehicle was hurt.

It will take some time to investigate and then clean the area, Tudos said. There is fuel on the road as well as a diesel leak.