One person is dead following a two vehicle collision near Clinton yesterday afternoon.

Police responded to the collision on Highway 8 east of Front Street where it was determined that a small vehicle travelling westbound had unknowingly crossed the centre line and collided with a mini van. The two occupants of the minivan had to be extricated from the vehicle.

The male driver of the car was pronounced deceased on scene, while the driver of the mini van was transported to hospital with life threatening injuries. The passenger suffered non life threatening injuries.

Names will be released pending next of kin.