Single vehicle accident caused Hwy. 11 closure


DISTRICT (Staff) – According to a release from the Timiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police, the reason for the approximately 12 hour closure of part of Highway 11 earlier this week was a “single vehicle motor collision” involving the vehicle’s sole occupant, an 18-year-old- New Liskeard male.

The highway had been closed from approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday November 3 to approximately 9 a.m. Wednesday, November 4.

Traffic was being rerouted, said police: “ North of New Liskeard – Hwy 65 / Whitewood Rd thru New Liskeard and South of New Liskeard West Rd thru to New Liskeard.”

In a release issued Thursday afternoon, November 5 police said the “single occupant [was] transported by ambulance to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.”

The police added the “Technical Traffic Collision Investigator is assisting with this ongoing investigation.”

LONE OCCUPANT was last modified: November 5th, 2015 by Editorial Staff