Fatal Collision Closes Highway 17 North


Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently at the scene of a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 north in Batchewana Bay involving a tractor trailer and motor vehicle.

The driver of the motor vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Highway 17 north is closed between Aweres Township at the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) weigh scales and Wawa.

Name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.