Around 10 p.m. Saturday, Oxford OPP were called to Douro Street and Elizabeth Street in Plattsville after a pickup truck and a vehicle slammed into each other.
A male driver was pronounced dead at the scene and his female passenger was airlifted to a London hospital with critical injuries.
She remains in stable condition.
Police have charged 38-year-old Jeffery De La Penotiere of Bright with the following offences.
- Impaired operation/care of control of a motor vehicle/cause death
- Exceed 80 milligrams blood alcohol content/motor vehicle
- Impaired operation/alcohol/motor vehicle/cause bodily harm
He is currently being held in custody in Woodstock pending a bail hearing.