Hwy 3 remains closed in Cayuga between Hwy 56 and Monture Street while emergency and cleanup crews are on scene following a two vehicle collision Sunday night.
A pickup truck was travelling in the west bound lane of Hwy 3 between Brooks Road and Windecker Road when it crossed into the east bound lane and collided with a tractor trailer carrying a petroleum based substance that leaked onto the roadway as a result. The Ministry of the Environment was notified.
Haldimand County paramedics transported the passenger of the pickup truck to an out of town hospital with serious life threatening injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was transported to a local area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.
OPP continue to investigate and is asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have any information to assist with the investigation, to contact them at 1-888-310-1122.