UPDATE - Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Closes Highway 17
On September 1, 2017, shortly before 12:00 p.m., officers from Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Upper Ottawa Valley detachment, along with Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) attended a fatal motor vehicle collision involving a westbound passenger vehicle and an eastbound motorcycle on Highway 17 east of Deux Rivieres in Head, Clara and Maria Township.
The passenger on the motorcycle was transported to hospital by air ambulance and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. Deceased is 39-year-old Annie LEDOUX of Chazel, Quebec. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries. The driver of the passenger vehicle was not injured in the collision.
Highway 17 was re-opened at approximately 630pm on September 1, 2017 after being closed for several hours due to the collision. The investigation is continuing.