Elderly Driver Suffers Serious Life-Threatening Injuries after Collision

An elderly female driver is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a collision Friday afternoon in East Gwillimbury. 

On Friday, February 23, 2024, at approximately 2:10 p.m., members from North Division responded to a report of a collision involving a motor vehicle and a dump truck at the intersection of York Durham Townline and Sandford Road in East Gwillimbury. The motor vehicle had been eastbound on Sandford Road and upon entering the intersection collided with a northbound dump truck who was going straight through the intersection. 

The 90-year-old driver of the motor vehicle sustained serious life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Toronto trauma center. The driver of the dump truck remained on scene and was cooperating with police.

Members of the DRPS Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The roads in the area were closed for several hours while evidence was collected. 

Anyone with information about this incident or who witnessed this collision is asked to call D/Cst Legge #3313 at 905-579-1520 ext. 5226.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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