Single-vehicle crash sends one to hospital

Single vehicle crash, October 8, 2020. Photo courtesy of Sarnia Police Service.

The driver of a vehicle that hit a tree in Sarnia early this morning has been transferred to London hospital.

City police were called to a single-vehicle collision just before 1 a.m. at Lansdowne Avenue and Bennett Street.

Single vehicle crash, October 8, 2020. Submitted photo

Police say an SUV was travelling south on Lansdowne when it mounted the curb and struck a tree.

The 48-year-old male driver, the lone occupant, was taken to Bluewater Health and then transferred to London with serious injuries.

Lansdowne is closed between Confederation Street and Thompson Street while police continue to investigate and the scene is cleared of debris.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area until further notice.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Constable Mark Berger at 519-344-8861, extension 6156.