OPP respond after vehicle hits hydro pole, catches fire on Highway 7 Saturday

According to Norfolk County OPP, a motor vehicle and a SUV were travelling along Highway 24 East on Thursday afternoon before they collided into one another. The Canadian Press

Police say a 50-year-old Peterborough, Ont., man was involved in a single vehicle car crash near Sharbot Lake on Aug. 28.

The Sharbot Lake detachment of the OPP say they responded to an accident on Highway 7 in Central Frontenac Township around 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

The driver was said to have lost control of his car and it left the road, struck a hydro pole and burst into flames.

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Police say another motorist stopped and helped the driver of the burning car get out safely, and Frontenac Paramedics transported him to the hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

OPP says Central Frontenac Fire and Rescue extinguished the fire.

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