KAWARTHA — A Norland man is in hospital in serious condition after his UTV left the road and hit a tree.

Provincial police said today City of Kawartha Lakes OPP and emergency services were called to a serious collision on Hiltons Point Road shortly after 7 p.m.

A utility terrain vehicle (UTV) left the roadway and struck a tree.

The 29-year-old driver was transported to a Toronto area trauma centre by Ornge air ambulance with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Hiltons Point Road remained closed for several hours while OPP members trained in collision reconstruction measured and documented the scene.

Police say the circumstances surrounding this cause of the collision remain under investigation.

A UTV driver who left the road, hit a tree and was airlifted to hospital in Toronto with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.