One man has been sent to hospital by air ambulance after a serious two-vehicle crash on Elgin Road.

Middlesex OPP say it happened around 7:10 a.m. Wednesday morning between Dundas Street and Gore Road.

Police say an SUV struck the rear wheels of a passing tractor trailer. The driver of the SUV was reported to have sustained life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to a London hospital.

As a result of the collision, police closed a section of Elgin Road between Dundas Street and Trafalgar Street so work could be completed by the OPP traffic collision investigation team.

Police are reminding the public to be cautious when travelling through the area to ensure the safety of all involved in the related investigation.

Anyone with information in relation to this investigation is encouraged to contact police. OPP can be reached at 1-888-310-1122.