Trussler Road was closed between Ottawa Street and Highway 7/8 for several hours Wednesday due to a two-vehicle crash.

The crash involved a van and a small passenger vehicle, and occurred shortly after 8 a.m.

According to Waterloo Regional Police, the van was exiting the highway when it pulled onto Trussler in front of the other vehicle, prompting the collision.

Both drivers were taken to hospital, but their injuries were not believed to be serious.

Both vehicles received significant damage.

Police have charged the driver of the van, a 76-year-old Kitchener man, with making an unsafe start.

The driver of the car, a 46-year-old Waterloo woman, is charged with careless driving.