On Sunday February 7, 2021, at approximately 3:00 pm, members from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) , Northumberland Paramedics Service and the Trent Hills Fire Department, attended a location on Concession Road 8 West just west of County Road 25, after receiving a report of motor vehicle collision involving an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV).

Initial investigation shows that a black Kia sedan was travelling westbound on Concession Road 8 West located north of the village of Warkworth, when it collided with an ATV at the crest of a hill. The impact caused the rider to be ejected off the ATV. The 71-year-old male operator of the ATV was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital then transported to trauma center in Kingston to be treated for serious injuries sustained from collision. The occupants of the Kia sedan were uninjured.

Concession Road 8 West was closed for several hours while OPP Central Region Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) attended to measure and document the scene. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

By NewsChaserNTHLD

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