Posted on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Fatal collision near Alfred
One person is dead as a result of a noon-hour collision October 19 involving two tractor-trailer units and a car on County Road 17 between the villages of Alfred and L’Orignal.
The accident occurred about eight kilometres east of Alfred and three kilometres east of the Blue Corner Road intersection in Champlain Township.
Police, paramedics, fire fighters from the Champlain Township fire department responded to a call about the accident at 12:30 p.m. Two tractor-trailer units and a four-door sedan were involved in the collision.
The Hawkesbury OPP detachment has confirmed one fatality as a result of the accident. No injuries to anyone else involved in the accident are reported.
Traffic along County Road 17 was detoured at the Blue Corner Road and Longueuil Street intersections while members of the OPP Technical Collision Investigation Unit collected evidence and witness testimony at the scene. County Road 17 was reopened to regular traffic later in the day.
The police will provide further updates when confirmed information is available.