Man injured in Oxford County buggy crash

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One man is in serious condition in hospital after a pickup truck struck a horse and buggy early Tuesday morning on County Road 13 in Norwich Township.

Oxford County OPP report the collision occurred at about 6:30 a.m. between Milldale and Maple Dell roads.

The 20-year-old driver of the buggy was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries, while his passenger, a 22-year-old man, was taken by ambulance to Tillsonburg hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

The horse had to be put down due to the injuries it sustained.

The road was closed for approximately five hours, but has since re-opened.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call police at 1-888-310-1122 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).