Male pedestrian struck by vehicle on Highway 11 near Barrie

Police say the pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was taken to a Toronto trauma centre

Ontario Provincial Police continue to investigate after a male pedestrian was struck by vehicle in the southbound lanes of Highway 11 between Line 2 and Line 3 in Oro-Medonte.

First responders were called to the scene around five Saturday morning.

Photos from the scene show a damaged pickup truck and trailer that went through the guardrail.

As a result of the investigation and road repairs, Highway 11 in both directions between Line 2 and Line 3 was closed.

One lane was reopened northbound around 2:30 p.m.

Police are recommending motorists take Highway 400, Ridge Road or Old Barrie Road.

Banner image: At the Scene Photography – MICHAEL CHORNEY