Two seriously injured in crash east of Cornwall

(Newswatch Group/File)

CASHIONS GLEN – Provincial police say two people were gravely injured Sunday (Dec. 5) in a crash at a rural intersection, east of Cornwall.

SD&G OPP say a southbound vehicle on County Road 20 entered the intersection at County Road 19 and collided with a pickup truck.

South Glengarry firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to remove some of the occupants from their vehicles.

Police say the people in both vehicles were hospitalized – a passenger and a 2-year-old child were later transferred to an Ottawa hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.