About 21 hours after a two vehicle commercial vehicle collision closed Highway 69, the roadway was re-opened Friday morning around 2:30 am.

The crash on the Key River Bridge resulted in a chemical spill, with North Bay Fire’s hazardous materials team dispatched to assist with the situation.

Two OPP officers were taken to hospital after the collision.

One for assessment after being exposed to a potentially hazardous chemical.

The other suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries when her cruiser was struck by another vehicle on Highway 400 near Parry Sound.

She was conducting traffic control after the earlier crash.


The Special Investigation Unit has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against the driver of a police vehicle involved in a collision in December of last year in Bonfield.

Police say the driver of the other vehicle sustained serious injuries in the incident.

The collision happened at Trout Pond Road and Highway 17 on December 22nd.


A 19 year old male is facing several charges following a domestic dispute Wednesday in East Ferris Township.

Police say on their way to the call they were told a suspect had a knife with him.

They observed a vehicle stuck in a snowbank on a driveway and made an arrest after a male ran towards police.

The 19 year old from Huron East has been charged with forcible confinement, mischief and driving a vehicle with cannabis readily available.


Filed under: OPP, SIU