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Cobourg man charged in December 2019 collision that injured 2 people: Northumberland OPP

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A SUV and a minivan collided on County Road 2 between Cobourg and Port Hope on Dec. 19, 2019 – Dec 20, 2019

A Cobourg man has been charged following an investigation into a two-vehicle collision just west of the town last December.

On Dec. 19, around 8 p.m., Northumberland emergency responders attended a two-vehicle collision on County Road 2 between Apple Orchard Road and Lovshin Road just west of Cobourg in Hamilton Township.

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OPP say the collision involved a westbound van and an eastbound SUV. Both drivers were taken to hospital but the driver of the van was later airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital with serious injuries.

On Wednesday, OPP said that following their investigation, one person has been charged.

Scotland Wharram, 48, of Cobourg, was arrested and charged operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm.

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He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Cobourg at a future date, OPP said.