TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA - On May 6, 2019 at approximately 8:15 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious collision involving a motor vehicle on Highway 7 at Wellington Road 29 west of Rockwood. Initial reports indicated that a white coupe had lost control and collided with a parked (and unoccupied) tractor-trailer.

OPP, Guelph/Eramosa Fire and Emergency Service and Guelph Wellington Paramedics Service attended the scene. The driver, a 23-year-old Lindsay man, was airlifted to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries. His injuries have been downgraded to non-life-threatening.

The road was closed for approximately four hours and the cause of the collision is currently being investigated.

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