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Teenager airlifted with serious injuries from Woolwich crash

Waterloo Regional Police say a 19-year-old man was airlifted with serious injuries following a crash in Woolwich on Saturday.
Waterloo Regional Police say a 19-year-old man was airlifted with serious injuries following a crash in Woolwich on Saturday. Ahmad Fareed Khan / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say a 19-year-old man had to be airlifted to a Toronto hospital after a crash in Woolwich on Saturday.

It happened at around 2:45 p.m. in the area of Katherine Street and Tribe Road.

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Police said a Pontiac Grand Prix lost control and struck a hydro pole before landing on its roof in a farmer’s field.

There were three men in the vehicle at the time. The driver and a passenger, who are both in their 20s, suffered minor injuries.

Police said a 19-year-old passenger was airlifted with serious injuries.

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The road was closed for several hours for the investigation and cleanup.

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Police said the investigation is ongoing and are asking for witnesses to come forward.  Information can be left with their Traffic Services Unit at 519-570-9777 ext. 8791.