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Driver seriously injured in fiery crash with truck on Hwy. 11

Driver of dump truck, which caught fire following crash in Oro-Medonte, received minor injuries; highway has reopened
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Two people were injured in a fiery crash Thursday morning on Highway 11 in Oro-Medonte.

Shortly before 8:30 a.m., emergency crews responded to a collision involving a pickup truck and a dump truck that was loaded with gravel. The dump truck caught fire, Orillia OPP said in a news release.

The driver of the dump truck received minor injuries, but the pickup truck driver was seriously injured. 

Highway 11 South was closed for cleanup and has since reopened.