Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release HAWKESBURY POLICE SEEK PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN FATAL COLLISION 2016-12-06
Tractor trailers involved in fatal collision
(EAST HAWKESBURY, ON) – Officers of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing to investigate a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 417 westbound lanes at exit/off-ramp #5 in East Hawkesbury Township.On November 29, 2016 at approximately 3:40 a.m., officers from Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Hawkesbury detachment, Prescott-Russell paramedics, East Hawkesbury Fire Department and OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) attended the scene of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 417 westbound lanes in East Hawkesbury Township.
The collision involved three (3) tractor trailer units, with two (2) of vehicles being fully consumed by fire and one fatality resulted from the collision.
The OPP is interested in speaking to any witnesses who would have driven through the area just prior to the collision and would have seen tractor trailers parked on the side of the road of Highway 417 westbound at exit/off-ramp #5.
If anyone observed the involved vehicles anytime between midnight and the time of the collision, they are asked to contact the OPP at 613-632-2729.
Police need your help.