Driver critical after sliding into tree near Port Carling

Two hurt in collision yesterday on Peninsula Road; driver critical

Posted Nov. 24, 8.39am:  An unidentified man is in critical condition in a Sudbury hospital after a collision late yesterday afternoon in Port Carling.

The Bracebridge OPP is reporting the accident happened just after 4 pm about two kilometers north of Muskoka Road 118 West on Peninsula Road. Police say it appears the driver was travelling northbound when he slid off the road and hit a tree on the right shoulder.

The male driver suffered serious injuries while the female passenger sustained minor injuries. Both were taken to South Muskoka Memorial Hospital (SMMH) for medical treatment. Due to the seriousness of the injuries, the male driver was air lifted to Sudbury for further medical treatment. At of early this morning, the driver was listed in critical condition.

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