Man in 20s in critical condition after crash on Vanier Parkway

Ottawa paramedics say a man in his 20s was taken to the trauma centre in critical condition following this crash on the Vanier Parkway Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (CTV News Ottawa)

Ottawa paramedics say a man in his 20s is in critical condition after a crash on the Vanier Parkway Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews were called to the parkway near Queen Mary Street at around 9:50 a.m. for a two-vehicle crash.

The man in his 20s who was severely injured was trapped in his vehicle and had to be extricated by Ottawa firefighters. Several other people were assessed at the scene.

The Vanier Parkway was closed both directions between Donald Street and Coventry Road, but reopened at around 12:30 p.m.

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Paramedics are on location and have assessed, treated/stabilized a male in his 20s who was transported in critical condition to the @OttawaTrauma.
Assessments on the other vehicle's occupants are still being performed.@OttawaPolice @Ottawa_Traffic https://t.co/40m8os5Drw

— Ottawa Paramedic Svc | Service paramédic d'Ottawa (@OttawaParamedic) July 20, 2021