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Pickup truck collides with industrial lawn mower on Ottawa parkway

An industrial lawn mower collided with a pickup truck early Thursday morning on the Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway, paramedics say.
An industrial lawn mower collided with a pickup truck early Thursday morning on the Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway, paramedics say. via Ottawa Paramedic Service

A collision early Thursday between a pickup truck and an industrial mower on an Ottawa parkway sent one man to hospital with serious injuries, paramedics say.

The Ottawa Paramedic Service says it received a call shortly before 6 a.m. on Thursday reporting a collision on the eastbound lanes of the Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway.

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The collision was between a heavy pickup truck and an industrial lawn mower, paramedics say.

Paramedics found a man in his 60s suffering from a closed head injury with minor soft tissue damage.

He was transported in “serious but stable condition” to hospital.

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