August 16, 2019 2:32 pm
Updated: August 16, 2019 9:27 pm

Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision north of Peterborough: OPP

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital following a collision with car on Buckhorn Road in Selwyn Township on Friday afternoon.

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A motorcyclist has been airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital following a collision near Young’s Point in Selwyn Township on Friday afternoon.

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Around 1 p.m., emergency crews responded to a collision between a motorcycle and a car along Buckhorn Road (County Road 23) near 10th Line, just west of the village of Young’s Point and about 20 kilometers north of Peterborough.

The motorcyclist was first brought to Peterborough Regional Health Centre. A spokesperson with Ornge says a man in his 40s was airlifted to Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto with critical injuries.

A woman and a man in the car were not injured, according to OPP on scene.

Selwyn Township firefighters and Peterborough paramedics assisted in the collision.

Peterborough County OPP closed a section of Buckhorn Road for the investigation. The road was closed between Tenth Line and Barbutt Drive and Buckhorn Road between the Eighth Line and Selwyn Drive.

The road reopened around 8:45 p.m.

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