Crash involving transport sends one to hospital

Emergency crews responded to a serious collision on Longwoods Road (Highway 2) near Glencoe, September 16, 2020. (Photo courtesy of the OPP via Twitter)

One person was seriously hurt after a pickup truck and a transport truck collided on Longwoods Road (Highway 2) near Glencoe on Wednesday.

West Region OPP said the head-on collision happened around 12:15 p.m. between McArthur Road and Thames Road.

One driver had to be extricated from a vehicle before being rushed to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The section of highway was closed to traffic for several hours while police investigated the cause of the crash. The road has since reopened.