Marathon OPP Investigate Injury Traffic Accident

541
Opp Cruiser

MARATHON – On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at approximately 10:10 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision east of Marathon on Highway 17, just east of White Lake Narrows.

An east bound tractor trailer failed to negotiate a corner and left the roadway colliding with rocks and coming to rest in the tree line. Emergency services including the White River Fire Department (WRFD) and Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) attended the scene to assist the single occupant. A 43-year-old male of Kapuskasing ON had to be extricated by the WRFD and was transported to a local hospital by EMS to be treated for his injuries. He was later transferred to the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital for further treatments.

A 43-year-old male of Kapuskasing ON had to be extricated by the WRFD and was transported to a local hospital by EMS to be treated for his injuries. He was later transferred to the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital for further treatments.

The highway remained open but may have some delays today while the vehicle is removed by a local tow company and drivers are asked to use caution and expect some delays while traveling in this area.

Marathon OPP continues to investigate the cause of the collision.

Previous articleMinnesota Park Stabbing Victim in Serious Condition
Next articleMacKenzie Tour PGA TOUR Canada Raises More Than $1 Million
NetNewsledger.com or NNL offers news, information, opinions and positive ideas for Thunder Bay, Ontario, Northwestern Ontario and the world. NNL covers a large region of Ontario, but we are also widely read around the country and the world. To reach us by email: newsroom@netnewsledger.com. Reach the Newsroom: (807) 355-1862