Collision Sends 7 To Hospital
Date: Tue Sep 18 14:16:49 MST 2018
On Sunday, September 16, 2018 at approximately 8:26 p.m., OPP, Norfolk County Fire Department and Norfolk County Paramedic Services responded to a collision involving two motor vehicles.
Through the course of the investigation, it has been determined that a red coloured vehicle with approximately six (6) people was travelling eastbound on Concession 2 of Townsend when it collided with a white coloured motor vehicle travelling north on Villa Nova Road at the intersection.
As a result of the collision, the Norfolk County Fire Department had to extricate several passengers from the van who suffered serious and life-threatening injuries. Norfolk County Paramedic Services transported all patients to various hospitals in the area.
Two passengers were later air lifted to a Hamilton and Toronto are hospital for further treatment.
Technical Collision Investigators assisted with the investigation. The intersection of Concession 2 of Townsend and Villa Nova Road was closed for several hours to allow for further investigation.
The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.