73-year-old Orillia man seriously injured in head-on crash south of Kinmount

Friday evening collision happened after man's vehicle crossed centre line on County Road 121 and struck pickup truck

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

A 73-year-old man was seriously injured in a head-on collision south of Kinmount in Kawartha Lakes on Friday evening (September 15).

At around 6:40 p.m., police and emergency services responded to a serious head-collision on County Road 121 south of Kinmount, when a northbound car crossed the centre line and struck a southbound pickup truck.

The driver of the car, a 73-year-old Orillia man, was transported to a local hospital and was later airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre. No other injuries were reported.

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County Road 121 was closed for several hours on Friday night while police documented the scene.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed or has video/dash camera footage of the collision and has not spoken with police is asked to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.