#OPP Initiate Enforcement Campaign – Cite Transport Truck Fatal Collisions Up 25% in Ontario

#OPP Initiate Enforcement Campaign – Cite Transport Truck Fatal Collisions Up 25% in Ontario

(ORILLIA, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is set to conduct a robust Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) enforcement campaign, with their latest traffic data fueling their resolve to reduce the number of transport truck-related deaths on Ontario roads. As officers gear up for Operation Corridor on all major truck routes in the province, they are reporting 25 fatal collisions […]

Tractor Trailer Hits Stationary MTO Vehicle 417 W CLOSED @ N Stormont 050118

Tractor Trailer Hits Stationary MTO Vehicle 417 W CLOSED @ N Stormont 050118

MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION – ROADWAY CLOSED   (NORTH STORMONT,ON) – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently at the scene of a two (2) vehicle collision on Highway 417 Westbound at mile marker 56, North Stormont Township.   Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 4:32pm, a tractor trailer was travelling […]

Ottawa #OPP Charge Quebec Driver on 417 Who Brandished Power Tool in Road Rage 042918

Ottawa #OPP Charge Quebec Driver on 417 Who Brandished Power Tool in Road Rage 042918

(Ottawa, ON)  – – On Saturday, April 28, 2018 shortly after 3:00 PM the Ottawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report a small car on the eastbound 417 near Maitland Avenue being driven in a dangerous manner. It was also reported that the car’s driver had brandished a power tool toward another driver in […]

SD&G #OPP Id MATTHIAS FOKS as 417 N Glengarry Fatality 011518

SD&G #OPP Id MATTHIAS FOKS as 417 N Glengarry Fatality 011518

SD&G OPP NEWS   (STORMONT DUNDAS & GLENGARRY, ON) – The SD&G Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating several incidents after responding to 220 calls for service from Friday January 12, 2017 to Monday January 15, 2018. Among these occurrences, OPP responded to 78 motor vehicle collisions, one of which was a fatal […]

OPP Report 417 E @ Woodroffe Closed due to Collision 123117

OPP Report 417 E @ Woodroffe Closed due to Collision 123117

Cornwall Ontario – The OPP have released that all East bound lanes of the 417 at Woodroffe are closed due to a collision.  We’ll update when it’s open. COLLISION: #Hwy417 EB on ramp from Woodroffe Ave #Ottawa – All lanes blocked ^jp — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) December 31, 2017 UPDATED 9:29 AM CLEARED Collision: #Hwy417 EB […]

#OPP Report Multi Vehicle Collision 417W @ Maitland in Ottawa 123017

#OPP Report Multi Vehicle Collision 417W @ Maitland in Ottawa 123017

Cornwall Ontario – #OPP are reporting a multiple vehicle collision with Emergency vehicles on the scene. If you see news happen email us your videos or photos to info@cornwallfreenews.com COLLISION: #Hwy417 WB at Maitland #Ottawa – Multiple vehicles blocking lanes. Emergency services attending. ^jt — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) December 30, 2017 UPDATE Collision: #Hwy417 WB near […]

#OPP Report Collision 417 E after Eagleson – 122317

#OPP Report Collision 417 E after Eagleson – 122317

Cornwall Ontario -The brutal storm that’s beating down on Eastern Ontario has seen a lot of accidents.   Drive safe, and if you can’t don’t drive.   COLLISION: #Hwy417 EB after Eagleson #Ottawa – Single vehicle blocking centre lane. ^cc — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) December 23, 2017   UPDATE   CLEARED: Collision: #Hwy417 EB after Eagleson […]

417 E Closed After Pedestrian Killed Near Hawkesbury 111517

417 E Closed After Pedestrian Killed Near Hawkesbury 111517

FROM/DE:   Hawkesbury OPP Detachment                    DATE: November 15, 2017   PEDESTRIAN INVOLVED IN FATAL COLLISION HIGHWAY #417 EASTBOUND CLOSED   (CHAMPLAIN TOWNSHIP) – On November 15, 2017 at approximately 11:00 a.m., officers from Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Hawkesbury Detachment, Prescott-Russell Paramedics and the Champlain Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 417 Eastbound lanes in Champlain Township. The OPP Technical […]

#OPP ID 417 Fatality in Ottawa – Cyrville & Innes Rd PASCAL MOREAU 081317

#OPP ID  417 Fatality in Ottawa – Cyrville & Innes Rd PASCAL MOREAU 081317

OTTAWA OPP INVESTIGATING FATAL COLLISION HWY 417.   (OTTAWA, ON) – Officers from the Ottawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) are investigating a fatal, single motor vehicle collision on Highway 417 (East) between Cyrville Road and Innes Road.   Officers were called to the scene at 09:47am on […]

Ottawa #OPP Declare ERIC Grégoire-LIARD Dead After 417 Rollover 081117

Ottawa #OPP Declare ERIC Grégoire-LIARD Dead After 417 Rollover 081117

OPP OTTAWA INVESTIGATING MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION — UPDATE   (Ottawa, ON) -The Ottawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police has investigated a motor vehicle collision on Highway 417 at the East bound on ramp for Nicholas Avenue.   On August 03rd 2017, at approximately 3:25 am, OPP officers were advised of a single motor vehicle roll over […]

#OPP Investigate Ottawa 417 Anderson RdW Motorcycle Collision 081717

#OPP Investigate Ottawa 417 Anderson RdW Motorcycle Collision 081717

OPP OTTAWA INVESTIGATING MOTORCYCLE COLLISION   (Ottawa, ON) -The Ottawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police have investigated a motorcycle collision on Highway 417 at the West bound off ramp for Anderson Rd in the City of Ottawa.   On August 07th 2017, at approximately 10:30 am, OPP officers were advised that 2 motorcycles had failed to negotiate […]

#OPP Not Releasing Name of Female Pedestrian Killed on 417 JULY 7, 2017

#OPP Not Releasing Name of Female Pedestrian Killed on 417 JULY 7, 2017

Update – DECEASED PERSON LOCATED ON SHOULDER OF HIGHWAY – PORTION OF HWY 417 CLOSED – Investigation Concluded   (RUSSELL COUNTY, ON) – On July 2, 2017 at approximately 2:30 p.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Russell County detachment responded to a report of a deceased person on the shoulder portion of westbound Highway #417 near mile […]

#OPP 417 Body Investigation ID’d as 34 Yr Old Ottawa Female JULY 4, 2017

#OPP 417 Body Investigation ID’d as 34 Yr Old Ottawa Female JULY 4, 2017

(RUSSELL COUNTY, ON) – On July 2, 2017 at approximately 2:30 p.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Russell County detachment responded to a report of a deceased person on the shoulder portion of westbound Highway #417 near mile marker 88. Officers attended the scene and located a female pedestrian that had been struck by a passing […]

RUSSELL #OPP Body on Side of 417 – Mile 88 WESTBOUND CLOSED July 2 , 2017

RUSSELL #OPP Body on Side of 417 – Mile 88  WESTBOUND  CLOSED July 2 , 2017

(RUSSELL COUNTY, ON) – On July 2, 2017 at approximately 2:30 p.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Russell County detachment responded to a report of a deceased person on the shoulder portion of westbound Highway #417 near mile marker 88. Upon arriving on scene the officers located human remains. The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the […]

#OPP Charge Trucker ROY SWABY After Porta Potties Hit 417 in Ottawa JUNE 22, 2017

#OPP Charge Trucker ROY SWABY After Porta Potties Hit 417 in Ottawa JUNE 22, 2017

OPP CHARGE DRIVER AFTER PORTA-POTTIES FALL OFF TRUCK   (OTTAWA, ON) – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Ottawa Detachment have charged the driver of a truck which lost its load of portable toilets on Highway 417 eastbound near Moodie Drive Wednesday afternoon.   On June 21, 2017 at approximately 2:45 pm, OPP were […]

Time to Not Allow Trucks to Use Passing Lanes in Ontario? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 15, 2017

Time to Not Allow Trucks to Use Passing Lanes in Ontario?  By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 15, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Transport trailers can be one of the most frightening part of driving for motorists, especially on major highways like the 401 or 417 here in Eastern Ontario. The OPP just issued a release stating that they are involved in over 25% of road fatalities. Among the 1,342 fatal motor vehicle collisions on […]