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Driver Injured By Downed Power Lines

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Oct 29 02:57:33 MST 2019

(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) - On October 27, 2019 at approximately 11:00 a.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious collision involving a single motor vehicles on Wellington Road 29, south of Wellington Road 124 near Guelph Lake. Initial reports indicated that a silver sedan had lost control and struck a hydro pole causing electrical lines to fall across the road. The driver received electric-burn injuries when they exited the vehicle.

OPP, Guelph/Eramosa Fire Department, Guelph Wellington Paramedics Service, and Hydro One attended the scene. The 20-year-old driver from Orangeville was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the collision is being investigated. The roadway was closed for approximately five hours.

The Wellington County OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision to please call 1-888-310-1122

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