Man airlifted with serious injuries following accident on Highway 12 in Orillia

A 32-year-old man from Oro-Medonte was airlifted this morning with serious injuries following an accident on Highway 12 in Orillia.

According to the OPP, the accident occurred at the intersection of West Street South.

“Preliminary investigation reveals shortly after 3 a.m. a vehicle travelling eastbound on Highway 12 turned onto West Street where it came into contact with a dump truck,” reads a media release from police.

“Information received at the scene revealed there may have been a second person in the vehicle that fled prior to police arrival. Central Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Central Region Canine were dispatched in attempts to locate the second person, that person was not located.”

The investigation is ongoing.

 

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