Two dead, two injured following Highway 118 crash
Published July 15, 2017
Police have confirmed that two people are dead and two badly injured following a collision along Highway 118 near Trappers Trail and Essonville Line in Highlands East on the evening of Saturday, July 15.
According to the Haliburton Highlands OPP, an eastbound vehicle crossed into the westbound lane, striking four of seven motorcyclists who were riding together. Two people succumbed to their injuries while two others are in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
A portion of Highway 118 was closed to traffic for several hours while police conducted their investigation.
Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to call the Haliburton Highlands detachment of the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.