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Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a serious collision in the City of Markham.

On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 10:35 a.m., York Regional Police responded to a two-vehicle collision in the area of Kennedy Road and 14th Avenue. When officers arrived on scene, they determined that a silver Mercedes had collided with a hydro pole and a median then struck a blue Ford Escape.

The driver of the Mercedes, a 73-year-old man from Markham, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Ford Escape was not injured.

The investigation is ongoing and any witnesses who have not yet spoken with police, or anyone who may have dashcam footage of the collision are being asked to please come forward.

York Regional Police is asking anyone with information to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.