Multi-vehicle crash sends five people to hospital

Emergency crews respond to a three-vehicle crash on Highway 59 in Courtland, May 29, 2020. (Photo courtesy of the OPP via Twitter)

Police are investigating the cause of a three-vehicle crash that injured five people south of Woodstock.

The Ontario Provincial Police said on Friday shortly before 3:40 p.m., two pick up trucks and a car all collided at the intersection of Highway 59 and Talbot Road in Courtland.

Five people suffered various injuries and have been taken to hospital. Police at the scene said the injuries appeared to be minor in nature.

Highway 59 has been closed between Colonel Talbot Road and Talbot Road to allow officers to conduct an investigation. The road is expected to reopen sometime before 7 p.m.