LOMBARDY – A teenager from the Portland area is dead after a fiery weekend crash on Highway 15 in Rideau Lakes Township.
Provincial police say just after midnight Saturday morning (May 7) a southbound Pontiac Sunfire crossed the center line, west of Frayn Road, and collided with a Volkswagen vehicle.
The Sunfire then burst into flames, killing the 18-year-old driver, not far from his home town of Portland, Ont.
The driver of the Volkswagen – a 48-year-old woman from the Kitchener area – was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.
The township fire department and Leeds-Grenville EMS was also on the scene.
The victim’s name has not been released.
A police investigation is ongoing and investigators are asking anyone with information to contact them at 1-888-310-1122.