A driver and his passenger are lucky to be alive after they narrowly dodged being struck by a flying piece of plywood that smashed into their windshield on Highway 410.
According to Sergeant Kerry Schmidt of the Ontario Provincial Police, the pair was driving down Highway 410 Wednesday evening when a large piece of plywood came flying into their windshield.
Police say the wood came from another vehicle that was unsecured.
2 people lucky to be alive after a piece of plywood flew into their windshield on #Hwy410
Wood came from another vehicle that was unsecured, #OPP investigating.
A man and woman taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Please ensure your loads are strapped and properly secured pic.twitter.com/oNniMwXX9K
— Sgt Kerry Schmidt (@OPP_HSD) January 2, 2019
Following the collision, paramedics transported the man and woman to hospital with minor injuries.
Police are reminding drivers to ensure all material being transported are strapped and properly secured.
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