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Collision with truck seriously injures Vaughan driver, passenger

The incident occurred on Rutherford, near Highway 400, after 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11
YRP crime scene police car
Supplied photo/York Regional Police

Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a serious collision in the City of Vaughan.

On Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, shortly after 6 p.m., York Regional Police responded to a collision on Rutherford Road, north of the Highway 400 exit ramp. When officers arrived they found that two vehicles, a Honda van and an International truck had collided. The driver of the van, a 51-year-old man from the City of Vaughan and the passenger, a 52-year-old female from the City of Vaughan were suffering from serious injuries. They were both transported to hospital for treatment.

The driver of the truck, a 57-year-old man from the City of Niagara Falls, was not injured.

The investigation is ongoing and any witnesses who have not yet spoken with police or anyone who may have dashcam footage from the area are being asked to please come forward.

York Regional Police is asking anyone with information to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at