Collision in Woolwich between a car and a horse and a buggy leaves a man dead and a woman seriously injured | The Canadian News

Waterloo region police say one person died after a collision between a horse and a buggy and a car Sunday night in Woolwich.

Police say the collision occurred on line 86 near side track 16, near the village of Ariss, around 8:35 p.m.

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Police say a Honda Civic was bouncing east on Line 86 when it collided with a horse and buggy, causing passengers to be thrown.

An elderly couple who were traveling in the horse cart and are from the region were taken to Guelph General Hospital, where a 76-year-old man succumbed to his injuries.

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A 79-year-old woman also suffered serious injuries as a result of the accident. She was transported to Guelph Hospital before being airlifted to Hamilton General Hospital.

Police say the 20-year-old man at the wheel of the Civic and his passenger were not injured as a result, while the horse was also recovered unharmed.

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