Three-vehicle collision injures 10 people, one seriously, west of Omemee on Saturday night

Nine people treated at local hospitals and released, one person taken to Toronto-area hospital with serious injuries

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Ten people have been injured — one seriously — following a three-vehicle collision west of Omemee on Saturday night (July 18), according to a media release from Kawartha Lakes Police Service.

Just before 10 p.m., a vehicle travelling southbound on Heights Road collided with a northbound vehicle. A third southbound then struck the two vehicles.

Nine occupants of the vehicles were taken to local hospitals where they were treated for their injuries and then released.

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A tenth person sustained serious injuries and was transported to a Toronto-area hospital.

Heights Road was closed Sunday (July 19) between Crosswind Road and Mount Horeb Road while Kawartha Lakes police and members of the OPP investigated the collision.