Windham, Ont. collision involving pickup truck and golf cart hospitalizes three people: OPP

Norfolk County Ontario Provincial Police say three teenagers were hospitalized after an accident involving a golf cart and a pickup truck driver in Windham, Norfolk County, last week.

On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at approximately 2:35 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police, Norfolk County Fire Department, Norfolk County Paramedic Services and Ornge responded to an accident on County Route 19 West of Norfolk, Windham, County of Norfolk.

Police say a golf cart and a pickup truck collided at an address on Norfolk County Road 19 West.

As a result, teenagers aged 10, 14 and 18 were thrown from the golf cart, police say.

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The 10-year-old suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to a Hamilton area hospital, and the 14-year-old suffered serious life-threatening injuries and was was airlifted by Ornge to a Hamilton area hospital.

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The 18-year-old golf cart operator suffered minor injuries and was taken to an area hospital as a precaution, police said.

The driver of the van was not injured.

The OPP West Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding this accident.

Investigators are asking area residents with CCTV systems who may have captured this collision to verify their footage and contact police at 1-888-310-1122.

The investigation is ongoing and further updates will be provided as they become available.


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