A motor vehicle was travelling east bound on Haldimand Road 9 east of Highway 56 Saturday afternoon when for reasons unknown, the vehicle left the roadway and went into the ditch where it struck a utility pole. 

The 35 year old male driver was ejected as a result of the collision. Paramedics transported him to an out of town hospital with serious injuries later determined to be life threatening. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

Haldimand Road 9 between Highway 56 and Turnbull Road was closed for several hours.

OPP Traffic Collision Investigators are 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.