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Barrie man airlifted to Toronto trauma centre after getting trapped in 2-vehicle crash

A Barrie man was transported by Ornge air ambulance to a Toronto trauma centre following the crash.
A Barrie man was transported by Ornge air ambulance to a Toronto trauma centre following the crash. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

A Barrie man was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre following a two-vehicle crash in Innisfil, Ont., Friday night, South Simcoe police say.

At 7:30 p.m., officers say they were called to the 4th Line and 10 Sideroad for a two-vehicle crash involving an eastbound Hyundai and a southbound Ford Escape.

The crash occurred when the Hyundai failed to yield to through traffic, police say.

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The impact trapped the 21-year-old Hyundai driver, who was freed by Innisfil firefighters and transported to a local hospital, police say.

The man was then reportedly airlifted by Ornge air ambulance to a Toronto trauma centre with serious injuries.

According to police, the Barrie man’s passenger was treated in hospital for minor injuries, while the Ford Escape driver was treated at the scene.

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No charges have been laid, and the investigation is ongoing.

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