Snowmobiler airlifted after vehicle collision

Haliburton Highlands OPP is investigating a collision between a vehicle and snowmobile which led to a person being airlifted to hospital.

In a March 7 press release, OPP said a snowmobile travelling northbound on trail B10 on Gelert Road near Lochlin Road collided with a motor vehicle entering a private drive. The collision occurred shortly before 2 p.m.

“The driver of the snowmobile was transported to a local hospital and then transported by Air Ambulance to a Toronto hospital,” the press release said.

The injuries are reported to be non-life threatening at the time of the release.

OPP, EMS and firefighters all responded to the call. Gelert Road was temporarily closed after the collision but re-opened at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Anyone with information on the collision is asked to contact Haliburton Highlands OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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