Four people were seriously hurt in a two-car collision in Aurora that closed a busy intersection for several hours.

The crash happened at Bayview Avenue and Wellington Street West at about 10 a.m. on Saturday.

York Regional Police believe two cars were travelling in opposite directions on Wellington when one of the vehicles lost control and slammed into the other.

Two people were airlifted to Sunnybrook Hospital and another victim was taken to St. Michael's Hospital.

A fourth person was taken to a local hospital.

Police closed the intersection for several hours to investigate.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call York police.