A five-year-old girl and a 32-year-old man were taken to hospital in life-threatening condition following a four-vehicle collision involving nine people at the Township of King.

The collision happened at about 7:15 a.m. on Aug. 4, near Davis Drive west of Keele Street, York Regional Police report. A silver Volvo with two occupants collided with a grey Ford Taurus with one occupant and then struck a grey Chevrolet Cobalt with one occupant and then collided head on with a black Honda Civic with five occupants.

The driver of the Honda Civic, a Scarborough man, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The passenger, a 30-year-old woman from Scarborough, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Their three children were also in the vehicle. An 11-year-old boy and a three-year-old boy were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries while their sister was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Volvo, a 23 year-old man from Newmarket, was transported to hospital with serious injuries. The passenger, a 20-year-old woman from Newmarket, was taken to hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the Ford Taurus, a 62-year-old woman from Newmarket, was not injured. The driver of the Cobalt, a 25-year-old woman also from Newmarket, was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

The investigation continues. Any witnesses who haven’t yet spoken with police or anyone who may have dashcam footage of the collision should contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at 1800222tips.com.