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Collision closes Highway 17 at Montreal River (photo added)

Thursday, August 21, 2014   by: SooToday.com Staff

NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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11 p.m. update
 
Superior East (Wawa) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advice that Highway 17 at Montreal River is now fully open in both directions.
 
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Original release: 4:23 p.m.
 
Superior East (Wawa) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advised of the following Road Advisory:

Location:  Hwy 17 - Montreal River Hill

Brief Description of Event: Highway is closed as a result of a motor vehicle collision.  A tractor trailer is currently blocking the Highway.

Detour (if available): N/A

Estimated duration of Road Advisory: N/A

The O.P.P. will distribute details and updates of the road advisory as information becomes available.

Please do not call O.P.P. Provincial Communication Centres for road advisory updates or road condition information.

Visit the Ontario Ministry of Transportation website at http://www.mto.gov.on.ca or call 511 for Traveller's Information such as Winter Road Conditions, Construction Reports, Road Closures, Traffic Reports, Traffic Cameras and Interactive Mapping.

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(PHOTO submitted by loyal reader Kylie Conway shows transport blocking Highway 17 at Montreal River.) 
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