Highway 12 closed after single-vehicle collision breaks hydro pole

One person was taken to hospital with minor injuries following a single-vehicle collision on Highway 12 in Ramara Wednesday (Feb. 12) night.

According to the OPP, the incident occurred around 10 p.m. near Concession Road A.

“The vehicle struck a hydro pole breaking it,” reads a media release.

The highway was closed as a result of this incident while Hydro One and CN Rail employees worked tirelessly to reopen the highway and ensure the safety of the public.”

Police say the driver of the vehicle was trapped inside and had to be extricated by firefighters before being transported to hospital.

“The cause of the collision remains under investigation at this time,” the media release reads.

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