Hwy 11 near Burk's Falls closed after fatal crash

Ontario Provincial Police said Highway 11 near Burk's Falls, south of North Bay, is closed following a fatal collision, in a tweet early Friday morning.

Around 2:13 a.m., officers from the Almaguin Highlands detachment and technical traffic collision investigators were called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Armour Township.

"The name of the deceased driver is not being released until next of kin is notified," police said in a news release.

Southbound lanes of Highway 11 at the junction of Pickerel and Jack Lake Road remain closed and traffic is being directed onto Highway 520.

The investigation is continuing.

More to come as details on this developing story become available.


ROAD CLOSURE: Hwy 11 SB south of Hwy 520 #BurkesFalls - SB lanes closed due to a collision with one fatality. ^kw

— OPPCommunicationsNER (@OPP_COMM_NER) September 4, 2020

#Closure #BurksFalls #HWY11 Southbound SB on ramp from Oke Dr- #HWY7298 Pickerel & Jack Lake Rd - SB on ramp from #HWY520 Ontario St-Ferguson Rd, all lanes closed due to collision as of 0310 hrs. #ONHwys

— 511ONNortheastern (@511ONNortheast) September 4, 2020