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Two airlifted after Hwy. 19 head on collision

RCMP are investigating a serious crash that occurred on Hwy. 19 in Craigmore.

Inverness Co. District RCMP, local fire departments and EHS responded to a collision between two SUVs.

Police say the vehicles were travelling in opposite directions, when they collided head on.

They say the driver of a red Ford Escape, a 52-year-old woman from Judique, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to the hospital by Lifeflight.

The driver of a blue Mazda CX-5, a 68-year-old man from Point Cross, suffered minor injuries.

He was treated and released at the scene.

RCMP say the passenger of the blue SUV, a 72-year-old woman from Point Cross, suffered serious injuries and was airlifted by Lifeflight.

A collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Hwy. 19 was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

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