Crash at McConnell and Eleventh Street East

Paramedics and firefighters prepare to remove the driver of this Honda Accord after a two vehicle crash at McConnell Avenue and Eleventh Street East on Jan, 21, 2015. (Cornwall Newswatch/Bill Kingston)

CORNWALL – One person was taken to hospital after a two vehicle crash at the intersection of McConnell Avenue and Eleventh Street East.

A Volkswagen Jetta and a Honda Accord collided around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night, ending up in the southwest corner of the intersection.

One person in the Honda Accord could be seen being put on a stretcher with the help of paramedics and firefighters and was taken to hospital by ambulance.

The extent of their injuries is not known.

The force of the crash had set off the side curtain airbags in the Accord while the Volkswagen Jetta had extensive front-end damage.

This Volkswagen Jetta has front end damage after a two vehicle crash on McConnell Ave. at Eleventh Street East on Jan 21, 2015. (Cornwall Newswatch/Bill Kingston)
This Volkswagen Jetta has front end damage after a two vehicle crash on McConnell Ave. at Eleventh Street East on Jan 21, 2015. (Cornwall Newswatch/Bill Kingston)

Traffic was still able to get through the area as Cornwall police directed traffic.

The scene was cleaned up just after 8 p.m.

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