Car, truck collide in Port Carling Thursday

PORT CARLING — The driver of a car in a collision with a transport is lucky to only have two reportedly broken legs Thursday afternoon.

Pilot Ron Brent snapped this photo while flying back to Muskoka from Oshawa Thursday. It shows the tire marks left after the car on the left and the truck in the centre collided at 3 p.m. (Ron Brent, special to

Provincial police, along with Muskoka Paramedic Services and Muskoka Lakes Fire responded to a two vehicle collision that occurred on Muskoka Road 118 in Muskoka Lakes Township on Thursday, June 7, just before p.m. in the area of Henshaw Lake Road, near Peninsula Road.

The driver of one involved vehicles was extricated from his car and transported to a local hospital and then airlifted to a Toronto area hospital with serious but non-life threatening condition.

The OPP Technical Collision Investigators are on scene for further investigation into the cause of the collision. Muskoka Road 118 will be closed for several hours to facilitate the investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can submit your information online at or if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000. You can follow Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka @CrimeSDM.