One person is dead and another seriously injured after a head-on crash on Highway 6 on Wednesday.

Police say the head-on collision happened outside of Freelton near the 12th Concession at around 5:30 p.m.

Lanes in both directions were closed while police investigated.

Police say when they arrived at the scene, the female driver of the minivan was pronounced dead.

The driver of the SUV, a man, was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Both drivers were alone in their vehicles.

Police say they interviewed a number of witnesses and are still investigating the cause of the collision.

Information regarding charges has not been released.