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Driver seriously hurt, charged in Wilmot Township crash

A Waterloo region police car on King Street West in August of 2022. (Daniel Caudle/CTV News Kitchener) A Waterloo region police car on King Street West in August of 2022. (Daniel Caudle/CTV News Kitchener)

A driver who was seriously hurt in a Wilmot Township crash has been charged by police.

Emergency crews were called to the two-vehicle collision around 3 p.m. on Saturday at Bleams Road and Wilmot Centre Road.

Police say the driver was heading south on Wilmot Centre, failed to yield to the right of way, and collided with a vehicle heading east on Bleams.

The driver was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Roads around the intersection were closed until around 8 p.m. for the investigation.

A 79-year-old from London, Ont. has been charged with failing to yield to traffic.

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