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Charges pending in Woolwich crash involving garbage truck

Police said two cars and a garbage truck collided within an intersection.
Police said two cars and a garbage truck collided within an intersection. Ahmad Fareed Khan / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say charges are pending following Tuesday’s crash in Woolwich that sent a 17-year-old to hospital with serious injuries.

It happened at around 11 a.m. at the intersection of Northfield Drive and Sawmill Road.

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Police said two cars and a garbage truck collided within the intersection.

A 17-year-old girl from Waterloo, who was the passenger in one of the cars, was extricated and airlifted to a Hamilton hospital.

The 18-year-old driver was also taken to hospital, but her injuries are considered minor.

The drivers of the other two vehicles were not hurt.

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The intersection was closed for several hours for the police investigation. Charges are pending, but police didn’t specify against which driver.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the traffic unit at 519-570-9777 ext. 8856.