Officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Caledon Detachment are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 9, in the Town of Caledon.
On Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at approximately 10:50 p.m., officers responded to Highway 9 west of Mountainview Road for the report of a vehicle collision.
For unknown reasons an eastbound and westbound vehicle collided head-on. One of the involved vehicles caught fire at the scene.
As a result of the collision, Mathyharan ARUMUGAM, 24 years old, from Caledon was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The occupants of the second vehicle were transported to hospital in critical condition.
Collision Reconstructionists from the OPP Central Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team are assisting with the investigation. Highway 9 was closed for several hours for the investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who may have dash camera footage is being asked to contact the OPP Caledon Detachment – (905) 584-2241.