Two people seriously injured in crash on Highway 28 at Centre Road in Douro-Dummer

Occupants of car struck by truck were airlifted to trauma centres

Emergency road closed

Highway 28 at Centre Road in Douro-Dummer Township was closed in both directions on Monday night (July 8) as police investigated a serious accident.

At around 6 p.m., a car was travelling westbound on Centre Road at Highway 28 when it was struck by a truck travelling southbound on the highway.

Emergency services arrived to free two people who were trapped in the heavily damaged car. The two people were subsequently transported by Ornge air ambulance to trauma centres in Ottawa and Toronto.

A person who was in the southbound truck was transported to a local hospital.

Peterborough County OPP closed Highway 28 while members trained in collision reconstruction measured and documented the scene. Detours were in place at Centre Road and County Road 4.

Highway 28 was closed for the police investigation until around 2 a.m. on Tuesday (July 9).