Head-on collision in Prince Edward Island leaves three dead, two critically injured

By The Canadian Press

RCMP say three people were killed and two were critically injured in a Friday evening collision in central Prince Edward Island.

Police responded to a two-vehicle collision in the community of Marshfield around 6 p.m. and say an early investigation shows that a pickup truck hit a car head-on when it pulled into oncoming traffic.

The Mounties say a man and a woman, both 18, and a male youth in the car died from their injuries.

A teenage boy in the car and a passenger of the pickup truck were seriously injured.

The driver of the truck also sustained injuries.

The Mounties say a 20-year-old man from York was arrested on suspicion of dangerous operation of a conveyance causing death and impaired operation of a conveyance causing death, and is due in court at a later date.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 9, 2023.

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