Police aren’t releasing the name or age of the child. Another child remains in stable condition in the hospital that was also in the crash.
The three-vehicle collision happened at about 5:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes near Westney Road, the OPP reported. One child was taken to Sick Kids Hospital by Region of Durham Paramedic Services direct from the scene, and the other was airlifted by Ornge to Sick Kids.
Police are looking for witnesses or dash camera footage of the crash. Anyone who witnessed the collision or who has camera footage is asked to call the Whitby OPP detachment at 905-668-3388.