Peterborough man charged with careless driving in north end collision: police

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One person had to be extricated from a vehicle following a two-vehicle collision in Peterborough's north end on Monday evening – Dec 7, 2021

A Peterborough man is facing a careless driving charge following a collision in the city’s north end on Monday evening.

Emergency crews around 5 p.m. responded to a two-vehicle crash on Lily Lake Road near Towerhill Road and Fairbairn Avenue.

Peterborough Police Service say officers found an SUV and a pickup truck near the ditch.

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Peterborough Fire Services had to extricate a woman from the SUV. She was taken to Peterborough Regional Health Centre for minor injuries, police said. No other injuries were reported.

The driver of the pickup truck, a 44-year-old man, was charged with careless driving.

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No name was released.

The roadway was closed for several hours as police investigated and the vehicles were removed.

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