Drivers hurt in collision

Around 5:45 a.m. Friday, officers of the Dryden OPP detachment were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17, near Mutrie Township.
A tractor trailer unit driven by Jean-Francois Lanoie of Sainte-Helene, Quebec, carrying livestock was eastbound on Hwy. 17 when he collided with a pickup truck driven by Justin Wise of Waldhof, Ont.
Lanoie was transported to Dryden Regional Health Centre and later released. Wise was transported to Dryden Regional Health Centre with serious injuries and later airlifted to Thunder Bay.
An OPP technical traffic collision investigator has been called to the scene and the collision remains under investigation.

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