Ottawa

6-vehicle pileup on Highway 15 sends 7 people to hospital

Highway 15 was closed in both directions south of Smiths Falls, Ont., on Friday afternoon after a six-vehicle pileup injured seven people.

OPP say all injuries now considered non-life threatening.

Highway 15 was closed in both directions south of Smiths Falls, Ont., on Friday afternoon after a six-vehicle pileup injured seven people.

The crash happened just after 2 p.m. in the Lombardy area of Rideau Lakes Township, just south of Kellys Road. 

The three more seriously injured people were taken to an Ottawa hospital, while the others were taken to a hospital closer to the crash site. All of the injuries are now classified as non-life threatening. 

One person has been charged with careless driving and the road has been reopened.