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Driver suffers life-threatening injuries after multi-vehicle crash near Belwood Lake

The incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday
2022-01-13 OPP MVC PI Belwood E220038325(1)
A multi-vehicle collision took place near Belwood Lake on Wednesday. Wellington County OPP photo

TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON — On Jan. 12, 2022, at approximately 5:30 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious collision involving two vehicles on Wellington Road 16, near Belwood Lake. Initial reports indicated that a pickup-truck and minivan had collided and that multiple parties had suffered serious injuries.

OPP, Centre Wellington Fire Rescue and Guelph Wellington Paramedics Service attended the scene and treated five patients. A 31-year-old driver was transported to a trauma centre with life threatening injuries.

The roadway remained closed through the night so that Traffic Incident Management Enforcement (T.I.M.E.) reconstructionist could investigate.

The Wellington County OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision to please call 1-888-310-1122.