Seaway International Bridge SHUT DOWN in Fuel Tanker Collision – February 13, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario – UPDATED BRIDGE OPEN 1:15 PM EST

Seaway International Bridge SHUT DOWN in Fuel Tanker Collision – February 13, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario  – UPDATED BRIDGE OPEN 1:15 PM EST

Cornwall ON – The Seaway International Bridge was is shut down as there was a two vehicle collision involving a fuel tanker truck as seen by pictures courtesy of Robert Selwood.

The bridge connects Cornwall Ontario to Akwesasne Mohawk Territory before connecting to a second bridge to the US.

Other media were reporting four vehicles in the collision, but we spoke to Sgt David Michaud of the Cornwall Police and he stated that there was one fuel tanker and one passenger vehicle only.

The drivers of both vehicles were taken to hospital reporting minor injuries.

Sgt Michaud confirmed that the bridge should be open again to traffic before 2 PM EST. If you have any info about this collision call our hotline at 613 361 1755 or email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com

UPDATED

The Bridge is now open to traffic as of approximately 1:15 PM EST Sunday February 13, 2011

If you have photos or video of this or any other event in your area please email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com where you always will receive photo and/or story credit.

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