The Timmins Police Service is seeking public assistance in regards to a collision involving a tractor trailer that occurred at approximately 3:15 p.m. yesterday (March 31st) afternoon at the intersection of Algonquin Blvd and Mountjoy Street North.
A blue Peterbilt conventional style commercial motor vehicle (CMV) hauling an unloaded flatbed trailer was south bound on Mountjoy Street and proceeded to complete a right hand turn onto Algonquin Blvd when the trailer section collided with a hydro pole at the intersection.
The operator fled the scene and continued west on Algonquin Blvd.
The hydro pole sustained significant damage which resulted in a closure of the intersection for a significant period of time having all west bound traffic rerouted to allow for investigation and repairs to take place.
The Timmins Police Service – Traffic Section is completing an investigation into the collision.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who can provide pertinent information to assist in identifying the operator or the current location of the tractor trailer unit is asked to call the Timmins Police at 705-264-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by means of www.p3tips.com