On January 10th, 2015 at approximately 6:15 am the Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a motor vehicle collision involving serious injuries on Highway 7 in the Town of Mississippi Mills near Tatlock road.
A tractor trailer was travelling on Highway 7 eastbound when it struck a small westbound passenger vehicle head-on. Two off-duty OPP officers were almost immediately on scene to assist. Both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles.
The driver of the passenger vehicle, a 25-year-old female from Ottawa, was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer, a 39-year-old male from Belleville, was also taken to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries. There were no passengers in either vehicle.
Highway 7 was closed for 16 hours while OPP officers continued the investigation into the serious collision. OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators attended the scene.
Charges are pending as the investigation continues.