He was a passenger in a van which collided with a white SUV carrying a mother and two young children who police say are under five years old.
Mount Forest Area Crash Results In Critical Injuries
Officials say the children were safely secured in car seats which played a major factor in keeping them safe.
Five sent to hospital after collision near Mount Forest
The General Motors plant in Ingersoll that builds the Chevrolet Equinox will not be impacted by the Oshawa plant closing.
Two people are fighting for their lives and three others had to be pulled from a burning vehicle following a two-vehicle crash near Mount Forest.
The Ontario Provincial Police reported the crash on Concession 6 between Highway 89 and Sideroad 2 East, on Monday at around 8:30 a.m.
A 69-year-old man and another man in his 40s were both rushed to hospital with life threatening injuries. They have since been transferred to a trauma centre in critical condition.
Police said a young mother and two small children were pulled out of an SUV involved in the crash after it caught fire. The three were taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Concession 6 between Highway 89 and Sideroad 2 East was closed to traffic for several hours while officers conducted an investigation. The road has since been reopened.