1 dead, 1 critically injured in Ajax hit and run, suspect in custody

Durham Regional Police are investigating a fatal hit and run in Ajax. One person is dead and another injured. A suspect is in custody. (Durham Regional Police/Twitter - image credit)
Durham Regional Police are investigating a fatal hit and run in Ajax. One person is dead and another injured. A suspect is in custody. (Durham Regional Police/Twitter - image credit)

Durham police have arrested a driver after a hit and run that left one person dead and another critically injured in Ajax early Saturday.

The collision happened in the intersection of Harwood Avenue and Kingston Road. The suspect fled the scene but was arrested shortly afterwards.

Durham police said the person who died is elderly. Paramedics have taken the injured person to a trauma centre.

Roadways in the area are closed as officers investigate the fatal collision.

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