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Driver airlifted following crash in Norwood area: Peterborough County OPP

The side of an OPP vehicle is seen in this file image. Ryan Rocca/Global News File

Two people were injured — one seriously — following a crash east of Peterborough on Thursday night.

According to Peterborough County OPP, around 11:45 p.m., emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle crash on Asphodel 4th Line in Asphodel-Norwood Township, about nine kilometres west of the village of Norwood.

Police say the vehicle was travelling southbound when it left the roadway and struck a tree.

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The driver of the vehicle was airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital with serious injuries while a passenger was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

OPP on Friday said the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage and has not yet spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP at 705-742-0401 or 1-888-310-1122.

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