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OPP investigate two-vehicle crash on County Road 56, one sent to Toronto area hospital

WATCH: County Road 56 between 5th Sideroad and Highway 89 is closed for the next few hours due to a two-vehicle collision.

Nottawasaga OPP are investigating a two-vehicle crash on County Road 56 between 5th Sideroad and Highway 89 that left two people with injuries on Thursday afternoon.

“It was an SUV and a dump truck,” Nottawasaga OPP Const. Chad Wilson told Global News. “The dump truck (was) travelling northbound on 56 and the SUV was southbound.”

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The lone occupant of the dump truck sustained minor injuries and was assessed by an ambulance at the scene and released, Wilson said.

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“It appears that one of the vehicles crossed the centre line,” Wilson said.

The lone SUV driver was airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital, but the extent of his injuries is unknown.

As of Friday morning, Wilson said, no charges have been laid.

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County Road 56 between 5th Sideroad and Highway 89 was closed for several hours.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Witnesses can contact Nottawasaga OPP at 1-888-310-1122.