Thunder Bay

Trans-Canada Highway closed at intersection with Highway 596 in Kenora, OPP say

Highway 17, the Trans-Canada Highway in Kenora, was closed Monday afternoon, following a collision involving multiple vehicles, Ontario Provincial Police stated in a written release.

Police responded to multi-vehicle collision around 2:30 p.m. Monday on Highway 17

Ontario Provincial closed a section of Highway 17 at the intersection of Highway 596 Monday afternoon following a multi-vehicle collision. (CBC)

A collision involving multiple vehicles has closed the Trans-Canada Highway in Kenora, Ontario Provincial Police stated in a written release Monday afternoon.

At approximately 2:30p.m. February 11, OPP in Kenora responded to a collision on Highway 17 at the intersection with Highway 596.

Police are asking the public and other drivers to avoid the area because the highway is closed.

OPP said they will release more information as it becomes available.