7 a.m., July 24)
174 closed east of Trim after vehicle collides with transport
By Fred Sherwin
174 remains closed between Trim Road and Cameron Street
after a four-door compact car collided with a tanker truck
at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night, forcing the tanker
truck into a ditch.
jaws of life had to be used to extricate the 21-year-old
driver of the compact car from her vehicle. She was then
rushed to the Ottawa Hospital trauma centre where she
is being treated for serious head injuries.
driver of the tanker truck was not seriously injured and
the truck was not carrying any hazardous materials at
the time of the crash. Even so the Ottawa Fire Department's
HAZMAT truck was called in as a precaution.
of the Ottawa Police Service are currently investigating
the cause of the accident and the highway will remain
closed through the morning rush hour. Motorists are being
rerouted down Old Montreal Road which is being used as
story was made possible thanks to the generous support
of our local business partners.)
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