Highway 144 closed, motor vehicle accident (UPDATE 4:45 p.m.)


At 3:30 p.m. this afternoon, OPP opened Highway 144. OPP had closed the highway for public safety and to facilitate the investigation into a single commercial motor vehicle collision, Tuesday, January 2nd at 11:39 a.m.

At 7 p.m. OPP tweeted that Highway 144 remains closed in both directions between The Watershed Restaurant/Gas Station to Highway 101 (Timmins). The reopening time is unknown. It is expected to be closed for some time following a transport rollover.

EARLIER (Jan 2, 2017 @ 11:39 by Craig Huckerby) – OPP advise of a road closure due to a motor vehicle accident.  Highway 144 has been closed for public safety and to investigate the collision involving a single commercial vehicle.

No detours are available. The location is between Jct of Hwy # 101 and the Watershed

No timeline on how long the highway will be closed was available.


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