COBALT — At approximately 10:04 a.m., on Wednesday, January 30, officers from the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal two-vehicle collision on Highway 11, near Cobalt.

OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) and Collision Reconstructionists are currently at the scene conducting an investigation with the assistance of an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), police report.

Highway 11 is closed between Highway 64 and Highway 65 and is expected to be closed for several hours. For those who would like to detour, northbound motorists can use Highway 63 in North Bay, and southbound vehicles can use Highway 65 in Temiskaming Shores, police suggest. Both detours will take motorists to Highway 101 and through Temiscaming, Quebec.

The name of the deceased person is not being released at this time pending the notification of next of kin, police state.




FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION was last modified: January 30th, 2019 by Editorial Staff