Three People Sent to Hospital After Collision in Whitby
Three people remain in stable condition in hospital following a motor vehicle collision in Whitby on Thursday morning.
According to reports, DRPS responded to the report of a motor vehicle collision involving multiple vehicles. The collision occurred at the intersection of Thickson Road and Consumers Drive in Whitby.
Witnesses told police that a Saturn sedan was southbound on Thickson Road when it swerved to avoid a collision with a northbound vehicle that had started to turn left. The Saturn collided with a traffic signal pole and a pedestrian before coming to rest on the southeast corner of the intersection. The pedestrian was thrown into a third vehicle that was turning right from Consumers Drive to go south on Thickson Road. The pole was knocked over and laid across the intersection.
The 19 year old driver of the sedan was taken to hospital while a 55 year old passenger from a second vehicle was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre. The 22 year old male pedestrian was also rushed to a Toronto trauma centre. All 3 are currently listed in stable condition.
Police closed the road for several hours while they investigated the collision. The cause is still being determined.
Anyone with new information regarding this collision or the activities of either involved parties prior to the collision is requested to contact D/Cst. Bryson at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5255.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.