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OPP investigating 2-vehicle collision that sent 2 to hospital on Hwy 89

Police tape is shown in Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2107. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy.
Police tape is shown in Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2107. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Nottawasaga OPP say they’re investigating a two-vehicle crash on Highway 89 that sent two people to the hospital Friday afternoon.

According to officers, the crash involved a red Hyundai Accent and a grey Hyundai Elantra. Both drivers were the only ones in their respective vehicles.

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The driver of the grey Elantra, a 19-year-old man from Barrie, Ont., was sent to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the red Accent, a 22-year-old man from Belle Ewart, Ont., was trapped in his vehicle and had to be extricated. He was then transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital by Ornge air ambulance.

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Highway 89 was closed for a period of time in between County Road 27 and 5th Sideroad.

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No charges have been laid at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.