UPDATED: Serious crash at Pancake closes Highway 17

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UPDATE: Highway 17 is now open in both directions.

Previous report

Highway 17 between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie has been closed due to a serious motor vehicle collision near Pancake Bay Provincial Park. The highway is closed at Pinewood Drive (north end) and at Hwy. 563 (Batchawana Bay).

A driver at the scene has posted to ‘Northern Ontario Traffic Alerts – Alertes Routiers’ that ‘Pickup crossed the center line and head on into a semi’. There is unconfirmed reports of a fatality.

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