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Driver airlifted following collision between car and dump truck in Lindsay

Click to play video: 'Driver seriously injured in collision on Hwy 36. in Lindsay'
Driver seriously injured in collision on Hwy 36. in Lindsay
A driver was airlifted to a Toronto hospital following a collision between a dump truck and car on Highway 36 in Lindsay on Monday – Aug 13, 2018

One person was airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre following a collision between a car and a dump truck in Lindsay on Monday.

The noontime collision happened near Cheese Factory Road. Kawartha Lakes Police say the driver of the car sustained serious injuries and was transported by air ambulance.

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The driver of the car was treated at the scene by members of the Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Services and Kawartha Lakes Fire and Rescue. He was transported to the Ross Memorial Hospital and then air lifted to a Toronto-area hospital where he remains in critical condition, police said on Tuesday.

The driver of the dump truck and a passenger in the car suffered minor injuries.

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The highway was closed as Kawartha Lakes OPP assisted in the investigation.

The cause of the collision is not yet known.

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