Traffic was backed up this morning on Highway 17 in Rockland due to an accident involving a driver that fell asleep at the wheel OPP has laid charges against Robert Maurice LeBlond of Ottawa including Carless Driving and Driving While Under Suspension, based on a two vehicle head-on collision on Highway 17.
According to OPP, the driver indicated he fell asleep at the wheel, then crossed the centre line and drive into oncoming traffic.
An Ornge helicopter airlifted one driver to the trauma centre. According to police the other driver was taken to hospital by ambulance. Those drivers sustained serious injuries as a result of the accident.