The driver of a car travelling west on Highway 17 has died after a collision with a tractor-trailer west of Deep River, Ont.

Ontario Provincial Police said the crash was reported at 10:57 a.m. Friday near Driftwood Provincial Park.

The tractor-trailer was travelling eastbound when the two vehicles collided.

Highway 17 is closed, OPP said. Because of the location of the crash, an alternate detour route is not available.

The OPP are asking motorists to avoid the area until further notice.