Two people hospitalized after Highway 138 crash

South Stormont firefighters and SD&G paramedics rush a woman away from this Kia Soul June 23, 2015 after using the Jaws of Life to cut her free from the vehicle. The two vehicle crash on Highway 138, one kilometer south of Headline Rd., resulted in non-life threatening injuries for both drivers. (Cornwall Newswatch/Bill Kingston)

SOUTH STORMONT – Two drivers were taken to hospital by ambulance after a crash on Highway 138.

SD&G O.P.P., South Stormont firefighters from the St. Andrews station, and paramedics were called around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened just north of Cheryl Street in the urban settlement area of South Stormont, about one kilometer south of the Headline Road intersection.

The force of the crash spun a white Kia Soul into a guardrail next to a driveway of a home.

Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to get the driver out of the hatchback.

The other vehicle involved was a red Volkswagen Golf.

A police officer looks inside a Volkswagen Golf involved in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 138 on June 23, 2015. The crash sent two people to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. (Cornwall Newswatch/Bill Kingston)
A police officer looks inside a Volkswagen Golf involved in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 138 on June 23, 2015. The crash sent two people to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. (Cornwall Newswatch/Bill Kingston)

Police say both drivers – a man and a woman – were taken to Cornwall Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A section of Highway 138 had been closed from Cheryl Street to Headline Road but reopened to traffic just before 6:30 p.m.

A police investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

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