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5 injured in multi-vehicle collision on Hwy. 7 near Peterborough: OPP

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5 people were taken to hospital following a collision on Hwy. 7 – Dec 11, 2019

Five people were taken to hospital following a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 7 just northwest of Peterborough on Wednesday morning.

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City of Kawartha Lakes OPP say the collision near Lily Lake Road occurred around 10:15 a.m. involving a SUV and tractor-trailer. Another car ended up in a ditch and caught on fire.

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Five people were taken to hospital – two in each vehicle and the transport truck driver. OPP say they all sustained minor injuries.

Firefighters on scene say there is concern about a potential gas leak near the collision scene.

The highway was closed between Meadowview Road and Cottingham Road as OPP investigated. The highway opened around 3 p.m.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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