Collision between an OPP cruiser and SUV in New Tecumseth sends three people to hospital

Ontario's police watchdog has been called in

Nottawasaga OPP is investigating a collision involving an SUV and a police cruiser.

The collision happened Tuesday morning at the intersection of Sideroad 15 and 7th Line of New Tecumseth, east of County Road 27. Police say the officer and both driver and passenger from the SUV were transported to hospital as a precaution.

The OPP has notified the Special Investigations Unit, which has involved its mandate.

The intersection remains closed for the investigation.