Manitoulin OPP investigates serious collision on Highway 17

The Manitoulin OPP investigation into a serious collision continues.

OPP Constable Tessa Karsch says on Monday afternoon at around 3:30 pm, OPP, fire and emergency services responded to a collision on Highway 17 in Nairn-Hyman Township involving a passenger vehicle and a tractor trailer.

She says the driver of the passenger vehicle was airlifted by Air Ornge to hospital, sustaining serious, but nonlife threatening injuries.

Karsch adds a passenger in the vehicle and the driver of the tractor trailer were also transported to hospital for assessment.

She adds Highway 17 was closed from Old Nairn Road to Smith Road for approximately eight hours.

She says the investigation is continuing.

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