Crash in Ramara closes highway 12 for several hours

Vehicle crashed into hydro pole causing it to break

A portion of Highway 12 in Ramara was closed overnight and this morning following a crash.

Around 10 p.m. Wednesday OPP say a vehicle struck a hydro pole on Highway 12 and Concession Road A, causing the pole to break.

The driver of the vehicle was trapped inside and extricated by Ramara Fire then transported to an Orillia area hospital with minor injuries. 

The highway was closed as a result of the crash while Hydro One and CN Rail employees worked to reopen the highway.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation at this time.