(ENGLISH RIVER, ON) – Yet another highway collision has a section of Highway 17 shut down this evening.
A collision that was reported around 8:30 P.M. this evening near English River on Highway 17 has forced the Ontario Provincial Police to close the highway down.
Traffic is stopped in both eastbound and westbound lanes from Ignace to Upsala.
This is the second time today that this portion of the highway has been closed due to a collision.
Police are not yet certain when the highway will reopen to traffic.
Motorists are asked to drive safely and cautiously if they must be on highways or roads in northern Ontario this evening and overnight.
Roads are hazardous and extra care and attention may be needed. Drive safe, citizens.
Anyone with photos of any highway incidents are asked to email them in to firstname.lastname@example.org