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Barrie man charged after wheel separates from vehicle, seriously injures woman on Hwy 400

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A 56-year-old Barrie man has been charged after a wheel came off his vehicle and struck another car’s windshield, seriously injuring a woman on Highway 400 three weeks ago, according to OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt.

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On June 12, a 29-year-old Barrie woman was airlifted to a hospital after a tire hit her vehicle on Highway 400 at Highway 89 near Innisfil.

The Barrie man has been charged with detached part, Schmidt said.

— With files from Gabby Rodrigues

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