Man suffered life-threatening injuries in weekend crash on Highway 12

A Scarborough man remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries following a weekend accident on Highway 12.

Police continue to investigate the circumstances that led to the collision, which happened near Brechin shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.

According to police, a small car travelling on the highway struck a motor home. The driver of the car, the 42-year-old man from Scarborough, was transported to a Toronto area hospital via Air Ornge with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the motor home, a 71-year-old Peterborough man, was transported to an Orillia area hospital by paramedics with minor injuries.

The highway was closed for more than seven hours for the clean-up and police investigation.

“Ramara Fire, Rama Emergency Medical Services, Durham Emergency Medical Services, County of Simcoe Paramedic Services and Air Ornge all had an important role in this call for service,” reads a media release issued Tuesday (July 25) by the OPP.

Photo submitted by Melissa Napolitano
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