UPDATE: Eighteen-year-old John Pratt of Bracebridge died in hospital yesterday after a two-car collision in Bracebridge on Thursday, June 16. He had been in serious condition and succumbed to his injuries. Police are asking for anyone with any information at all about the crash that happened early last Thursday morning on Manitoba Street just north of Wellington Street North to please contact Bracebridge OPP at (888) 310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Original Post June 16, 2016: Driver airlifted to Toronto hospital after Bracebridge crash
One of the drivers in a two-car collision this morning in Bracebridge has been airlifted to a Toronto hospital and is reported to be in serious condition. Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, along with Bracebridge Fire Department and Muskoka EMS, responded to the crash this morning just after 7am. It happened on Manitoba Street, just north of Wellington Street North.
Both drivers were taken to South Muskoka Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries, and one has been flown to a Toronto area hospital.
Manitoba Street in that area was closed to allow OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) to complete their investigation. Traffic was being redirected through an adjacent neighbourhood.