March 28, 2019 10:48 am
Updated: March 28, 2019 1:59 pm

Man seriously injured in collision outside St. Thomas


Charges are pending after an early-morning collision somewhere between St. Thomas and Talbotville.

Elgin OPP say they responded to Sunset Drive north of Major Line around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday along with crews from the Southwold Fire Department and St. Thomas Elgin Paramedics.

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Officers say a vehicle left the roadway and hit a hydro pole.

The 58-year-old man who was behind the wheel was treated and transported to hospital by paramedics in serious condition.

Investigators say his condition changed to life-threatening once at hospital.

He was the only person in the vehicle. Officers say charges are pending the completion of the investigation.

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Investigators closed Sunset Drive between Major Line and Hwy. 3 until roughly 1 p.m. Thursday.

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