The Glengarry News

Highway 417

Fatal accident

publisher Jan 17, 2022 - 11:25am

One person is dead following an accident involving a passenger vehicle and two tractor trailers at 5:30 a.m. today on the eastbound Highway 417 between Highland Road and County Road 23.

The identity of the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin. The SD&G OPP continue to investigate with the assistance of OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) and a reconstructionist. A section of Highway 417 eastbound between Highland Road and County Road 23 is closed to traffic.

 

Collision blocks strip of 417

publisher May 17, 2017 - 4:27pm

The westbound lanes of Highway 417 near the Ontario-Québec border are closed following a collision involving two trucks.

The collision occurred when a westbound transport truck collided with a vehicle known as a "Truck Mounted Attenuator (also commonly referred to as Crash Truck)" which was stopped on a portion of the roadway where repair work was being conducted. The drivers of both involved vehicles have been transported to hospital with serious injuries.

Detours have been set up re-routing westbound traffic at the provincial border. Motorists are asked to avoid the area if possible.