Hwy 17 Bypass Reopened After Crash Between Transport & Car At Long Lake Road
A 77-year-old man from Sault Ste. Marie is facing several charges following a crash yesterday morning on Highway 17 at Long Lake Road.
Provincial Police in Sudbury said that the eastbound car crossed the centre line and collided with a westbound tractor trailer. The driver and lone occupant of the car was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, however, the 77 year-old driver of the car has been charged with careless driving, driving while under suspension, driving without a permit & driving without insurance. The highway was closed for about 3 and a half hours while debris was removed from the road.
Hwy 17 bypass closed after crash between transport and car at Long Lake Road
Provincial police say traffic is being redirected after a crash between a tractor-trailer and a car on the Highway 17 bypass at Long Lake Road Tuesday morning.
Const. Michelle Coulombe tells CTV News the collision happened on the bypass over Long Lake Road and that traffic is being rerouted through town.
Coulombe said there are non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash and debris is all over the road.
She said heavy tow trucks are on the scene to remove the two vehicles, but there is currently no estimated reopening time yet and that it will be awhile.
Eastbound traffic is being rerouted through Southview Drive, but the on-ramp on Hwy 17 bypass at Long Lake Road has reopened.
More details to be provided as they become available, check back for updates.
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