UPDATE…COLLISION HIGHWAY 138
(North Stormont) – SD&G OPP continue their investigation following a two vehicle collision which occurred this date on Highway 138, north of County Road 43, North Stormont Township.
At approximately 1:30pm, a 2012 Dodge pick-up, driven by Mark LANCASTER (58) of Ottawa was southbound when, for reason under investigation, the truck crossed over into the northbound lane colliding head-on with a northbound 2013 Kia, driven by Celina RACETTE (63) of Cornwall. There were no other occupants in the involved vehicles. RACETTE was transported to Ottawa Civic Hospital with serious injuries. LANCASTER was not injured.
A section of Highway 138 between County Road 43 and Gravel Hill remains closed (traffic being re-routed) while SD&G OPP officers and OPP Technical Traffic Collision investigators process the scene and continue the investigation.
Note…police estimated re-opening of Highway 138 at approximately 8:30pm