Collision closes westbound lanes of Highway 417

NORTH STORMONT – Provincial police have closed the westbound lanes of Highway 417 through North Stormont after a collision between a truck and an MTO vehicle.

SD&G O.P.P. say a tractor-trailer crashed into an MTO crash truck in a construction zone near mile marker 56 around 4:30 p.m. today.

The cause is under investigation by SD&G O.P.P. and Russell County O.P.P.

Both the driver of the big rig and the MTO crash truck were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Detours are in place for westbound traffic between mile markers 51 and 56.

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