Two Dead – Motor Vehicle Accident on Highway 17 near Black River Bridge

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OPP Northwestern Ontario Crime Report
OPP Northwestern Ontario

OPP Northwestern Ontario Crime Report
OPP Northwestern Ontario

MARATHON – Ontario Provincial Police advise that two people are dead following a motor vehicle accident on Hwy 17 west of the Black River Bridge. The accident happened just after 07:00AM EDT.

Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure:

Highway:  Highway 17

Location:  Highway 17 west of Black River Bridge – highway totally closed

Brief Description of Event:  Highway 17 has been closed due to a serious two vehicle motor vehicle collision.  Two people are confirmed deceased.

Detour (if available):  None

Estimated duration of Road Advisory: Unknown at this time.  Highway expected to be closed for several hours.