THUNDER BAY – August 21, 2020 – Highway has re-opened to traffic.
The Ontario Provincial Police report that Highway 17 is closed between the Highway 11 Junction and Shabaqua and Highway 599.
The closure is due to a collision. The OPP are on site.
ROAD CLOSURE: Hwy 17 between Hwy 11 Junction #Shabaqua and Hwy 599 #Ignace – Road CLOSED following collision, #OPP on scene. ^lm
— OPPCommunicationsNWR (@OPP_COMM_NWR) August 20, 2020
The OPP state that this is a fatal accident that involved three transport trucks.
OPP Images of Accident August 20. 2020
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