Tractor trailer collision closes Hwy 7

Posted on: July 9, 2018

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Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 7 near the Village of Maberly in Tay Valley Township.

At 06:01am on Monday July 8, 2018 officers responded to reports of an east bound tractor trailer unit blocking the highway after colliding with a barrier in a construction zone. The driver sustained minor injuries.

Highway 7 is closed between Zealand Road in Central Frontenac Township and Maberly-Elphin Road in Tay Valley Township. Diversions are in place.

The Ministry of the Environment was notified due to a fuel spill. The tractor trailer was carrying a partial load of frozen food and presented no hazard.

The highway is not expected to re-open until at least 1:00pm Monday July 9, 2018.

Road users are advised to expect delays and if possible to choose an alternative route.

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