Elmira man airlifted to London hospital after 3-vehicle collision

An Ornge air ambulance comes in for landing. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

An 84-year-old Elmira man was airlifted to hospital after being involved a three-vehicle collision in Wellesley during rush hour on Tuesday, according to Waterloo Regional Police.

They say that at around 4:30 p.m., the man was behind the wheel of a Ford pickup truck which turned onto Line 86, west of Listowel Road, from a private driveway.

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The pickup then collided with a Toyota SUV, which was westbound, before hitting at Dodge Journey.

The Elmira man was airlifted to a London hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Toyota, a 69-year-old woman, was also taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

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The collision forced the road to be closed for several hours as police investigated.

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Police say that charges are pending in connection to the incident.

They are continuing their investigation and are asking anyone with information to call 519-570-9777 ext. 8856.

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