Child seriously injured in snowmobile crash near Haliburton


HALIBURTON-A child has been seriously injured in a snowmobile crash near Haliburton on Monday.

Police say officers from the Haliburton Highlands OPP responded to a report of a single motorized snow vehicle (MSV) collision on private property on Lake Kawagama in the Township of Algonquin Highlands just after 3:30pm..

Two young children were injured after a snowmobile they were on allegedly accelerated and collided with a fixed object. As a result of the collision one child was air-lifted to a Toronto area trauma center with life threatening injuries. The other child sustained minor injuries.

OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) are on scene and assisting with the investigation.