Six young adults who were reported missing Saturday night are believed to have died in a single-vehicle collision in Barrie.
The crash happened at McKay Road and County Road 27.
In a series of tweets pertaining to the missing persons’ investigation, Barrie Police Service (BPS) said officers located the scene of a six-person fatal collision at 2 a.m. this morning.
All of the victims are in their early 20s, Jennett Mays, Barrie police’s communications coordinator, told CTV News.
2/4 Missing persons update: The occupants are believed to be the six missing persons from earlier this evening. The Barrie Police Traffic Unit is currently on scene investigating along with officers from the Investigative Services division.
— Barrie Police (@BarriePolice) August 28, 2022
“The Barrie Police Service offers sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of those involved,” BPS said in a tweet.
The roadway is completely closed on both sides of McKay.
Barrie police’s Traffic Unit is currently on scene investigating along with officers from its Investigative Services division.
Anyone with information about this collision should contact Barrie Police Service.
More to come.