Driver suffers serious injuries in single-vehicle accident

A motorist has suffered serious injuries following a single-vehicle accident in Kawartha Lakes Sunday (Dec. 15).

According to police, officers were called to Dew Drop Inn Road around 3 p.m. after the vehicle left the road and struck a tree.

“A passerby had found the vehicle in flames with the driver laying on the shoulder of the road a short distance away,” reads a media release.

“The driver was taken to Ross Memorial Hospital, and later transferred to a Toronto-area hospital with serious injuries.”

The road was closed for an investigation.

Anyone who witnessed this collision, or with information about the incident is asked to call police 705-324-5252.

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