A seven-year-old boy has died after a car crash near Lockport on Thursday.

RCMP said two vehicles collided around 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the junction of Highway 9 and Highway 44.

Three people were taken to hospital, including the seven-year-old boy from the RM of St. Andrews, RCMP said.

The highway was slippery at the time of the crash, according to officers.

RCMP will not be releasing the name of the boy who died and continue to investigate.