One person is dead and another in hospital in serious condition following a two-vehicle crash in Tillsonburg.

Oxford County OPP say the crash occurred around 1:15 p.m. at John Pound Road and George Street in the town’s south end.

According to police, a car heading eastbound on John Pound lost control and hit a westbound pickup truck.

The female driver of the car was killed, while her male passenger was seriously injured.

The driver of the pickup truck received minor injuries and was also taken to hospital.

Information on their identities, the cause of the crash and potential charges was not immediately available.

The intersection where the crashed occurred, along with Highway 3, Bloomer and Broadway streets in the area, was expected to remain closed into Thursday evening.