UPDATE: OPP Informs Saultonline.com that the highway is now open in both directions
The Espanola Detachment of the O.P.P. have just advised us that Highway 17 East of Nairn Centre is closed due to a motor vehicle collision. There is no detour available and it is estimated to be closed for several hours while investigations into the accident continue. We will provide further updates as they become available.
Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [PCC North Bay] **Update** Hwy 17 east of Nairn Centre Closed 2014-10-29
Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Advisory:
Location: Hwy 17 East of Nairn Centre
Brief Description of Event: Hwy closed due to multiple vehicle MVC
Detour (if available): NO DETOUR
Estimated duration of Road Advisory: Several hours
Please do not call O.P.P. Provincial Communication Centres for road advisory updates or road condition information.
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