HIGHWAY 17 FATAL COLLISION: Numerous vehicles involved


(KENORA, ON) – At approximately 2:30 pm. the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police(OPP) responded to a Motor Vehicle Collision involving multiple vehicles.


Highway 17 at highway 596 intersection is where the collision is said to have occurred.

Police say this collision resulted in the Kenora bypass being shut down to all lanes of traffic.

The OPP is requesting that the public avoid the area as the Highway is closed. More information will be provided when available.



Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Technical Traffic Collison Investigators (TTCI) and the Highway Safety Division (HSD) are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 17.

The driver of the passenger vehicle, who was the lone occupant was pronounced deceased at the scene. The other injuries are unknown at this time.

The identity of the victim is not being released pending notification of next of kin.

The highway will be closed for an unknown length of time. The investigation is continuing.

This is a developing story, and we will update you as more information becomes available.

Source: OPP


One Reply to “HIGHWAY 17 FATAL COLLISION: Numerous vehicles involved”

  1. Condolences to the family of the person fatally injured and speedy recovery to the others that were injured.

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