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TPS RESPOND TO COLLISION – CLOSE ROADWAY

An early morning collision involving a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) and a hydro pole just west of the intersection of Algonquin Blvd and Theriault Blvd in Timmins has resulted in a roadway closure.
Responding Timmins Police Service officers, who arrived on scene at approximately 6:35 a.m., have closed the affected roadway of Algonquin Blvd from Theriault to Charles Street due to the collision for safety reasons.
Hydro One utility technicians are on site to remedy the situation.
East bound traffic can take Mattagami Drive and continue east on Wilson or Commercial
For the time being, westbound traffic will have to take Theriault Blvd north and proceed onto Airport Road and access the west end of the city via Lafleur Drive.
Motorists are reminded that Norman Street is NOT a viable detour route for heavy traffic at this time.
The collision remains under investigation by the Traffic Section of the Timmins Police Service at this time.
No injuries resulted from the collision.
The duration of the road closure has yet to be determined.