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Head-on crash sends both drivers to hospital with serious injuries: OPP

Smoke billows from a vehicle after it was involved in a serious crash in Huron County. OPP

Two people were rushed to hospital following a serious head-on crash in Huron County on Monday.

Huron OPP, along with paramedics and the Goderich Fire Department, responded to the crash on Highway 21, south of Kitchigami Road, around 5:30 p.m. Monday.

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Police say both vehicles, a jeep and a pickup truck, were heavily damaged.

First responders were able to free a trapped driver from the pickup truck, while the driver of the jeep escaped from the vehicle before it caught fire.

Both drivers, a 19-year-old from Bluewater and a 27-year-old from Amherstburg, sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the collision.

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Police say they continue to investigate the crash.

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