UPDATE: Hwy 17 opens to one lane after collision

Written by

A collision blocked traffic in both directions on Hwy 17 around 4pm today

9:07 update:

According to 511on.caHighway 17 has one lane open from Goulais to Wawa from 21:07 tonight.

Several residents have told SooToday that traffic has also moved toward the Sault.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

Full Ontario 511 release follows below:

Collision on Highway 17 westbound between SEC Highway 552 and Highway 101(E) – Wawa. Lane and west shoulder closed.
Highway 17 reduced to one lane from Goulais to Wawa due to a collision.

Original story:

A collision on Highway 17 north near Havilland Shores Drive and Harmony Beach has closed all lanes.

According to 511on.caThe accident happened shortly after 3:30 p.m

Photographs taken by Sault residents show long lines of cars backed up on the highway in both directions.

Damages from the accident are unknown at this time.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

About the author

Leave a Comment