One person dead after serious crash in Mapleton Township

MAPLETON – One person is dead following a serious crash here on Monday.

Wellington County OPP officials say emergency crews responded to the scene, at the intersection of Wellington Roads 11 and 7 northeast of Drayton, on Oct. 23 at about 12pm.

“Initial reports indicated that a loaded semi-truck and trailer had collided with a pickup truck and that both drivers were seriously injured,” police stated in a press release.

Police say the driver of the pickup truck was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the semi-truck was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The OPP did not immediately identify the person who died, nor did they provide an age or hometown.

Anyone with information about the collision can call the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.