Three people are dead and five others injured after a speed boat and a fishing boat collided Saturday night on Bobs Lake north of Kingston, Ont.

Ontario Provincial Police say the crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. in the Bucks Bay area of the lake.

They say two women, aged 21 and 22, and a 23-year-old man were pronounced dead at the scene.

Five others between the ages of 21 and 44 were transported to a local hospital with a range of injuries.

Police say one boat was described as an open bow fishing style boat and the other as a speed boat.

OPP spokesman Bill Dickson says an investigation is underway but did not provide further details.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 19, 2024.