Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) collision on the Seventeenth Line at approximately 3:15 a.m. this morning.

The victim was ejected from their ATV while travelling on the Seventeenth Line and located in a driveway by the homeowner. The victim suffered serious injuries and has been transported to a Toronto area trauma centre.

The Seventeenth Line was closed while members trained in collision reconstruction attended to measure and document the scene.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage and has not yet spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP Detachment at 705-742-0401 or 1-888-310-1122.

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Peterborough County OPP values your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please visit Crime Stoppers at: or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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