UPDATED 11:32am: HIGHWAY 17 NOW OPEN
There’s been a fatal crash in East Ferris that’s closed Highway 17 between Highways 94 and 531. OPP have not said if more than one vehicle is involved. OPP have set up detours for passenger vehicles but not for tractor trailers.
To avoid the crash site from Highway 17 east of North Bay for eastbound traffic: turn right onto Highway 94, left onto Corbeil Road. From Corbeil Road take a left onto Quae Quae Road. Quae Quae Road makes a sharp right and then turns into Sunnyside Road. Turn left on Mark Street and Mark Street turns into Railway Street. Then make a left turn on Trunk Road and a right onto Highway 531.
From Highway 17 west of Mattawa for westbound traffic: turn left onto Highway 531, turn left on Trunk Road, right on Railway Street, keep to the right onto Mark Street. Take a right on Sunnyside Road, left onto Quae Quae Road, right onto Corbeil Road and right onto Highway 94.