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36-year-old faces serious injuries following head-on crash in Wasaga Beach, Ont., police say

A 36-year-old was transported to a Toronto area trauma centre with serious injuries following a head-on crash that took place in Wasaga Beach, Ont., on Friday, Huronia West OPP say.
A 36-year-old was transported to a Toronto area trauma centre with serious injuries following a head-on crash that took place in Wasaga Beach, Ont., on Friday, Huronia West OPP say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

A 36-year-old was transported to a Toronto-area trauma centre with serious injuries following a head-on crash that took place in Wasaga Beach, Ont., on Friday, Huronia West OPP say.

At about 3:25 p.m., emergency crews were called to the scene at River Road West and Beck Street, police say.

An initial investigation found that a black Ford Escape, travelling westbound on River Road West, was driving erratically when it hit a black Honda Civic head-on, officers add.

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The 36-year-old driver and lone occupant of the Honda Civic was transported to a Toronto area trauma centre with serious injury, police say.

The driver of the Ford Escape, a 40-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital, where he was released unconditionally until the investigation into the crash was completed, OPP add.

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River Road West was closed for several hours after the crash.

Any witnesses or people with dashcam footage are asked to contact the Huronia West OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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