Norfolk OPP, Fire Department and Paramedic Services responded to a motor vehicle collision involving five vehicles this morning at approximately 6:56 a.m.

It has been determined that a pickup truck was travelling southbound on Highway 24 and preparing to turn eastbound onto Norfolk County Road 19 when the multi-vehicle collision occurred.

Ten people were taken to a local area hospital with various injuries. A passenger located in one of the vehicles suffered serious life-threatening injuries and was air lifted to a Hamilton area hospital for further treatment.

Technical Collision Investigators are on scene. Highway 24 is currently closed between Windham Road 3 and Norfolk Road 19 West and expected to remain closed for the next 10 hours.

Charges are pending.

photos courtesy of Norfolk OPP