Large sheet of plywood smashes into car on Highway 410 in close call (VIDEO)

Jan 3 2019, 1:41 pm

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.

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.

Video by @rawad3528/Instagram

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