TRACTOR TRAILERS INVOLVED IN FATAL COLLISION – COUNTY ROAD 17 CLOSED
(CHAMPLAIN TOWNSHIP) – On Friday October 19, 2018 at approximately 12:30 p.m., officers from the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Prescott-Russell Paramedic Service, and the Champlain Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on County Road 17, approximately 3 km east of Blue Corner Road in the Champlain Township.
The OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) are attending the scene to assist with the investigation. This collision involved two (2) tractor trailer units and a 4-door sedan vehicle and has one confirmed fatality and no other injuries.
County Road 17 is closed at Blue Corner Road and Longueuil Street and detours will be in effect for several hours.
The investigation is in the preliminary stages and an update will be issued when accurate and confirmed information becomes available.
ROAD CLOSURE: County Rd 17 between Cassburn Rd and Blue Corners Rd L’Orignal – Roadway CLOSED due to a collision. Reopening time unknown ^jp pic.twitter.com/6cSK2G2Ka8
— OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) October 19, 2018