Kenora – Accident Closes Highway 17A

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KENORA, ON –   Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police, with assistance from Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) and the Kenora Forensic Identification Unit (FISU) are on the scene of a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 17a, between Airport Rd and Highway 671.

Police received a report of a two vehicle collision shortly after 3:00 pm on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Police, Kenora Fire and Ambulance attended and eight people were taken to hospital via ambulance and police vehicle. The level of the injuries are undetermined at this time.

The highway remains closed and travellers are asked to take alternate routes around the scene via Airport Rd or Jones Rd.

The investigation is continuing.