(NIPIGON, ON) – A collision has happened on highway 11/17 around 1:00 pm this afternoon.
Sources indicate that a transport and heavy equipment machine have collided, shutting down the highway temporarily.
The incident happened roughly 3 kilometers west of Nipigon, between Golf Course Road and Red Rock Road.
Members of the Ontario Provincial Police, Superior North EMS and the Nipigon Fire Department are responding to the scene.
Motorists are advised to use caution in the area and expect delays. At the time of publishing, the highway was reduced to one lane and traffic control is in place. The westbound lane is closed.
Anyone with photos of the incident are asked to text them to us at 807-355-8917 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a developing story and we will update you as more information becomes available.