BMW meets cement truck head on just before noon. Guess who sustained serious injuries? Appleby closed north of Britannia.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON  October 2, 2012  Halton Regional Police are currently at the scene of a very serious collision on Appleby Line just south of Derry Road in Burlington.

At around 11:30 a.m. a southbound BMW was traveling in the northbound lane when it struck a northbound cement truck head-on.

The BMW driver, a 21 year old Milton man was extricated from the wreckage and airlifted to Hamilton General Hospital in very serious condition.  The driver of the cement truck, a 46yr old Cambridge man, sustained a minor arm injury and was taken by EMS to Milton District Hospital as a precaution.

Due to the severity of injuries, members of the Collision Reconstruction & Arson Unit (C.R.A.U.) have attended and taken over the investigation.

Appleby Line between Derry Road and Britannia Road has been closed since the time of the collision and is expected to remain closed through the rush hour.

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the C.R.A.U. at 905.825.4747 ext. 5065.



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