Collision Closes Highway 144

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(6:55pm) The Sudbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are advising that Highway 144, 40 km North of Cartier has been closed due to a single vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer hauling lumber. The highway is expected to be closed for approximately 3 hours and no detour is available.

Location:  Hwy 144 – 40 km North of Cartier

Brief Description of Event:  Single motor vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer logging lumber

Detour (if available):  N/A

Estimated duration of Road Advisory: 3+ hrs

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.

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