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Driver airlifted to trauma center following collision

A 58-year-old Guelph man is being treated at a Hamilton trauma center following a collision that overturned the vehicle downtown at 2:28pm on May 6.

A 58-year-old Guelph man is being treated at a Hamilton trauma center following a collision that overturned the vehicle downtown at 2:28 p.m. on May 6.

A worker suffered minor injuries to their arm and leg, and there is minor damage to a second vehicle.

A car rolled over after going through a construction fence. Guelph Police

The driver was airlifted from the scene after being cut out of the car by the Guelph Fire Department and treated on scene by Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services.

The car hit a construction fence on the south side of Quebec street, struck two metal gate posts, rolled over, and stopped against one of the shops on the corner of Quebec st. and Baker st.

The incident is still under investigation and no charges have been laid at this time.

In the media release, The Guelph Police Service reminds the public to follow the rules of the road at all times.

If you witnessed this collision and have not already spoken to a member of the Guelph Police Service, please contact the Guelph Police Service Traffic Unit at (519) 824-1212 x7514 and an officer will return your call.