Charges Pending Against Motorist in Highway 61 Bridge Collision

Ontario Provincial Police

THUNDER  BAY – On November 5, 2019, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a vehicle collision on Highway 61. The collision occurred at the Canadian National (CN) overpass bridge as an unknown vehicle struck the bridge causing structural damage.

OPP Technical Collision Investigators, Forensic Identification Service and CN Police conducted an investigation into the collision.

The vehicle involved in the collision and the vehicle driver have been identified, the investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

OPP would like to thank the public for information that was provided and for their patience during this time as the bridge is being repaired.