Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and emergency crews were called to assist at a serious collision on Highway 7 near Blezard Line shortly before 2:30 p.m. yesterday (Sunday).
Two vehicles collided in a head-on crash. One of the drivers, a 51-year-old female from the Havelock area, died at the scene.
The driver of the second vehicle is being treated for non-life threatening injuries at an area hospital. A 7-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy, who were passengers in this vehicle, were airlifted to a Toronto area trauma centre with serious injuries.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation and the identity of the victim will not be released until next of kin are notified.
Highway 7 is now open to traffic.