A 29-year-old Barrie woman suffered “serious injuries” after being hit by a bouncing wheel on Hwy. 400 Wednesday morning.

OPP say she was driving southbound between Innisfil Beach Rd. and Hwy. 89 around 8:30 a.m. when a northbound four-door car lost its wheel, which then crashed into her windshield.

“The wheel bounced over the highway and entered the southbound lanes, where it came head-on with another vehicle,” Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said.

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The woman was taken by air ambulance to a trauma centre.


A car that lost its wheel on Hwy. 400 is seen on June 12, 2019. (OPP_HSD/Twitter)

Hwy. 400 was closed in both directions immediately after the accident. One lane in both directions was opened around 10:35 a.m. as police continued to investigate. They were still searching for the wheel, Schmidt said.

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Driver seriously injured after hit by bouncing wheel on Hwy. 400

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