2 Fatal Collisions Wednesday

On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at approximately 6:20 p.m., OPP responded to a serious two vehicle motor vehicle collision (MVC) on Highway 17, east of Nairn Centre in Nairn-Hyman Township, Ontario.

One person has been confirmed deceased. Highway 17 was closed for several hours and has been re-opened.

The name of the deceased is not being released pending the notification of the next of kin.


Meanwhile, Police have also confirmed that a collision on highway 11 near Cobalt this past Wednesday also claimed the life of a Timmins man. 

57 year-old Stephen Mitchell was driving his SUV, when it collided with a pickup truck.

Mitchell died at the scene, while the 2 people in the other vehicle were taken to Hospital with minor injuries.