Highway 12 closed after collision between passenger vehicle and water truck

A section of Highway 12 in Scugog Township is closed following a collision between a car and a commercial water truck earlier today (Aug. 10).

According to the OPP, a car was travelling southbound on Highway 12 near Scugog Line 2 when it drifted over the median around a curve. Police say the vehicle collided with a northbound water truck that was hauling construction equipment.

The driver of the car reportedly sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries as a result of the crash.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and charges are pending, although there is no word on what those charges may be. As of 12:15 p.m., Highway 12 between Scugog Line 2 and Scugog Line 3 was expected to remain closed for two to three hours as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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