29-year-old woman seriously injured after flying wheel hits car

A Barrie woman has suffered serious injuries after a wheel from another vehicle came off and smashed into her windshield.

Ontario Provincial Police says the wheel came from a car driving north on Highway 400 Wednesday morning. The tire hopped the median and crashed into woman’s sedan travelling south.

Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says the 29-year-old driver was airlifted to a trauma centre in serious condition.

The highway was closed in both directions for several hours but has since reopened