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Woman airlifted following head-on collision on Highway 28 north of Burleigh Falls: OPP

One woman was airlifted following a collision on Highway 28 in North Kawartha Township on Wednesday.

One person was airlifted following a head-on collision on Highway 28 in North Kawartha Township on Wednesday afternoon.

Peterborough County OPP closed the road in both directions following a collision between a van and a pickup truck around 3:30 p.m. past Northey’s Bay Road, about 10 kilometres north of Burleigh Falls.

One woman was airlifted to hospital following a collision on Highway 28 north of Burleigh Falls on Wednesday afternoon.
One woman was airlifted to hospital following a collision on Highway 28 north of Burleigh Falls on Wednesday afternoon. Harrison Perkins/Special to Global Peterborough

An Ornge air ambulance landed at the scene around 4:10 p.m. and transported one person from the area. According to OPP, one other person was taken to hospital for a pre-existing injury and two other people were assessed by paramedics at the scene and released.

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The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

The highway reopened just after 5 p.m.