Hwy17 CLOSED (Jct 519/17 to White River) – UPDATE OPEN

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Jan 21, 2016 @ 14:12 – The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently at the scene of a motor vehicle collision located on Highway 17 approximately 30 km East of White River Ontario. OPP along with Emergency Services from the White River, Dubreuilville and Wawa area are currently assisting at the scene. Preliminary investigation revealed that a collision occurred between a southbound tractor trailer and a northbound automobile. Four occupants were transported to the Lady Dunn Hospital in Wawa with undetermined injuries. Highway 17 between Wawa and White River has been re-opened to traffic in both directions.   Jan 21, 2016 @ 13:12 – All lanes open. Jan 21, 2016 @ 10:31 – One lane is now open at the collision scene. Traffic is alternating. Jan 21, 2016 @ 09:11 – The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently at the scene of a motor vehicle collision located on Highway 17 approximately 30 km East of White River, Ontario. OPP along with Emergency Services from the White River, Dubreuilville and Wawa area are currently assisting at the scene. Highway 17 between Wawa and White River will remain closed until further notice. The OPP will advise once the Highway is re-opened to traffic in both directions.   Jan 21, 2016 @ 08:53 – Hwy 17 is CLOSED  from the Jct 519/17 to White River due to a serious collision between a transport and other vehicle. OPP and emergency services are responding.   It is unknown how long the highway will be closed. Motorists can still travel to and from Dubreuilville.

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