Category: Raith

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VIDEO: Fatal Head-on Crash Update

VIDEO: Fatal Head-on Crash Update

(RAITH, ON) – Officers with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have been hard at work investigating the fatal collision near Raith that closed highway 17 for over 25 hours. Police say that it will be some amount of time before they are able to release the identities of the two people who lost their lives...

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UPDATE #3: Highway 17 Now Open After Fatal Collision

UPDATE #3: Highway 17 Now Open After Fatal Collision

(RAITH, ON) – After almost 24 hours with highway 17 being closed down, it’s finally open. Last nigh, a head on collision between two transports that ended in a fire engulfing that situation had numerous people rushed to hospital. Unfortunately, the collision also claimed a life. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) closed the highway down but...

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UPDATE #2: Police Release Details of Fatal Highway Collision

UPDATE #2: Police Release Details of Fatal Highway Collision

(RAITH, ON) – On December 1, 2019, at approximately 7:00 p.m., officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two tractor trailer units. The collision occurred on Highway 17, west of Raith ON. The tractor trailer units were involved in a...

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UPDATE: Fatal Highway 17 Collision

UPDATE: Fatal Highway 17 Collision

(RAITH, ON) – A Highway 17 collision that unfolded last evening has a sad ending for those involved. At least 1 person has lost their life and others injured. The collision took place around 9:00 pm last night near Raith. Police say the highway was closed in both directions and remains closed at the time...

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HEAD ON COLLISION: Highway 17 Transport vs Transport

HEAD ON COLLISION: Highway 17 Transport vs Transport

(RAITH, ON) – Reports have hit our newsroom regarding a highway collision that has happened in our region. Inital reports are saying that a transport and a vehicle have collided head-on about 35 kilometers or so east of Upsala near Raith. UPDATE: It was a transport vs transport. The collision sparked a fire that was...