04/22/2013 11:05 EDT | Updated 06/22/2013 05:12 EDT

Driver injured in head-on crash on Highway 50

A 69-year-old man is in critical condition after a crash on Highway 50 this morning west of Lachute.

Provincial police said the injured man was behind the wheel of a car that veered into an oncoming lane and collided with a truck traveling in the opposite direction.

The truck driver was also treated for less severe injuries.

Highway 50 was closed near Brownsburg for police to investigate the crash and debris to be cleared from the scene.