31-year-old man seriously injured in ATV crash in North Kawartha Township

Man failed to negotiate a curve on Jack Lake Road on Saturday afternoon and struck a rock face

An OPP police car with lights flashing. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police)

A 31-year-old man has been seriously injured in a single all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crash in North Kawartha Township on Saturday afternoon (September 9)

Peterborough County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say the man was driving his ATV on Jack Lake Road at around 4:55 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road and struck a rock face.

He was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening and life-altering injuries, and was later airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre.

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Peterborough County OPP are continuing to investigate the collision.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or has surveillance video or dash-cam footage from this date and time on Jack Lake Road who has not spoken with police, is asked to contact Peterborough County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.