Kilbride collision puts two in hospital – shuts down road for more than four hours. Serious but not life threatening injuries.

 

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  January 8th, 2013  A serious collision on Cedar Springs Road in the Village of Kilbride, shut down traffic for a four and a half hour period while the Regional Police Collision Reconstruction unit investigated.  Alcohol use is not being considered a factor.

Shortly after 6:00 pm, a white Dodge Ram pickup truck was traveling north on Cedar Springs Road, approaching the intersection with McNiven Road, when the vehicle crossed the centre line and collided with a southbound VW Jetta being driven by a 36-year old Burlington woman.

Intersection on Cedar Springs Road where accident put two in hospital.

After being extricated from her vehicle by Fire Department personnel, the female was transported to Hamilton General Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.  The driver of the Dodge Ram, a 58-year old Puslinch man was transported to Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital in Burlington with less serious injuries.

Police will not be releasing the names of the involved drivers, and due to the early stages of the investigation, no comment will be made on charges, although alcohol is not being considered as a factor.

Anybody with information regarding this collision, who has not already spoken to police, is asked to contact the CRU at (905) 825-4747 ext. 5056 or 5065.


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