Driver airlifted to Toronto trauma centre after head-on crash north of Barrie

An Ontario Provincial Police cruiser is seen in this file photo. File / Global News

A driver was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre after a head-on crash north of Barrie on Christmas Day.

Ontario Provincial Police said emergency crews responded at around 6:15 p.m. Sunday to a head-on collision involving an SUV and a car on County Road 27 near Flos Road Five in Springwater Township.

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The drivers of both of the vehicles, who were the only occupants, were taken to hospital, OPP said.

One of them was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre with life-threatening injuries.

There is no word on what may have led to the collision.

County Road 27 was closed in the area for several hours as officers investigated.

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Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has video footage was asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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