Update on WHY 11 Closure (17-06-18 8h00 PM)


On June 17, 2018, at approximately 9:45 a.m., Hearst officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), as well as the Cochrane District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle collision with injuries.


Police investigation revealed that a westbound Tractor Trailer Unit and an eastbound passenger vehicle, both travelling on Highway 11, have collided. The collision occurred in Eilber Township, East of the Village of Mattice, Ontario. The OPP have confirmed that the driver of the passenger vehicle has died.


Motorists can expect Highway 11 between Hearst, Ontario and Kapuskasing, Ontario to be closed for several hours as OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) continue the investigation.


The cause of the collision is still under investigation and police will provide more details as they become available.


Highway 11 is closed because of a collision between Mattice and Opasatika, 50kms east of Hearst. There is no indication of when the highway will reopen.

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