Crash on McConnell near South Branch Road

In this Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 photo provided by Jacob Dubois, emergency responders work at the scene of a motor vehicle crash on McConnell Avenue near South Branch Road in Cornwall, Ont. (Jacob Dubois via Newswatch Group)

Editor’s note: Story has been updated to show one person taken to hospital with moderate injuries. Roads are reopened.

CORNWALL – Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to free a person from a vehicle after a crash on McConnell Avenue, south of South Branch Road.

Emergency crews were called at 10:42 a.m. to the two vehicle collision roughly 50 feet south of the intersection, near a side street (Helen Street).

Cornwall firefighters, Cornwall police, SD&G O.P.P. and four ambulances with the Cornwall-SDG Paramedic Service were all on scene.

Cornwall police tell CNW one person was taken to hospital with unknown injuries. Another source with knowledge of the event tells Cornwall Newswatch that a man was extricated from a car at the scene and taken to hospital.

CPS Sgt. Scott Coulter said the victim has “moderate injuries.”

As of 12:18 p.m. the streets have reopened to traffic.

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