A head-on collision claimed the life of two drivers in Mapleton yesterday.
Wellington County OPP responded at 3:30 p.m. on September 9, 2017, when the two cars collided on County Road 12 near County Road 45. Township of Mapleton Fire and Rescue also responded, along with Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services.
Both drivers, a 74-year old St. Mary’s woman and a 38-year old ma from Arthur, were pronounced deceased at the scene. One passenger was trapped in the car, but was later rescued and taken to London Health Sciences Centre in an air ambulance. She remains in critical, but stable condition.
Police closed County Road 12 between County Road 45 and Fourth Line for several hours while they investigated. They are now asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call 1-888-310-1122.
Photo Credit: OPP