Driver Of A Tractor-Trailer Suffers No Injuries Following Collision

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The driver of a tractor-trailer was uninjured following a two-vehicle collision between Molesworth and Listowel. The road remained closed while crews removed the transport from the ditch.

NORTH PERTH - Perth County OPP were on scene of a two-vehicle collision that happened between Molesworth and Listowel.

The collision occurred yesterday at approximately 8:20 a.m where Perth County Paramedic Services assisted police with the investigation, located on Perth Line 86 near Road 172. 

According to the police report, a tractor-trailer driver had to take evasive action to avoid a head-on collision with a passenger car but the tractor-trailer ended up leaving the road and in the north ditch. 

The driver of the car was transported to hospital and released later on. They have since been charged with careless driving while the driver of the transport truck suffered no injuries.

The road remained closed while crews removed the transport from the ditch. Police say the road between Road 169 and Road 172 is also closed and to use an alternate route to avoid delays.

OPP say if you decide to drive around the road closed signs you may face a charge of driving on a closed roadway under the Highway Traffic Act. The charge has a fine of $110.00 and three demerit points upon conviction.

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