Five injured, one sent to trauma centre following crash

CENTRE WELLINGTON – Five people were injured, at least one seriously, in a two-vehicle crash here on Wednesday.

Emergency crews responded to the collision on Wellington Road 16 near Belwood Lake on Jan. 12 at about 5:30pm.

“Initial reports indicated that a pickup-truck and minivan had collided and that multiple parties had suffered serious injuries,” states a Jan. 13 press release form the OPP.

“OPP, Centre Wellington Fire Rescue and Guelph Wellington Paramedics Service attended the scene and treated five patients.

“A 31-year-old driver was transported to a trauma centre with life threatening injuries.”

The road was closed for several hours for the investigation.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call 1-888-310-1122.