(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Shortly after 3:00 pm today we received a report that a highway collision has happened just west of Thunder Bay.
What we are hearing is that a transport and an SUV collided near Shabaqua Corners, closer to Thunder Bay in front of the Timberland Motel and Restaurant.
A woman, estimated to be in her early 60’s was the driver of the SUV and her injuries are serious and she has been airlifted to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.. The injuries, if any, sustained by the transport driver are unknown at this time.
An eyewitness says they saw the woman pull out in front of the transport, only to get hit, and then hit again before finally coming to a halt.
Members of the Ontario Provincial Police, Shebandowan Fire Department and Superior North EMS are on scene sorting out the situation and working hard.
Air Ambulance, a helicopter, landed on the highway to pick up the woman.
Please avoid the area if at all possible as first responders need room to work safely.
OPP Have closed the highway, for now.
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