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One airlifted to Hamilton after serious crash west of Guelph

The second driver was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries
2021-03-03 - Hwy7crash

TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA – On March 3, 2021, at approximately 9 a.m. Wellington County and Cambridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded along with Township of Woolwich Fire Department and Region of Waterloo Paramedic Services to a serious single motor vehicle collision on Highway 7 at Woolwich-Guelph Townline, just west of Guelph.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a westbound courier truck collided with the rear of a tractor trailer. The driver has been transported by Ornge air ambulance to a trauma centre in Hamilton with serious injuries. The second driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) are on scene and Highway 7 remains closed between Wellington Road 32 and Shantz Station Road while officers continue to investigate. 

The cause of the collision is currently under investigation and Wellington County OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision or has dash cam video equipped in their vehicles to please call 1-888-310-1122.