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Update:All lanes open. Fatal accident closes Highway 11 northbound lanes in Muskoka

The northbound lanes of Highway 11 will remain closed for several hours while OPP members trained in collision reconstruction measure, document the scene, and gather evidence
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Bracebridge OPP officers and emergency crews remain on the scene (9 pm.m) of a serious collision in the northbound lanes of Highway 11 at North Kahshe Lake Road near Severn Bridge.

A northbound vehicle lost control around 4 p.m.and rolled into the ditch. Two of the injured occupants were flown by Ornge air ambulance to a Toronto area trauma centre with serious injuries. A third person was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The fourth person died at the scene of the crash.

The northbound lanes of Highway 11 will remain closed for several hours while OPP members trained in collision reconstruction measure, document the scene, and gather evidence.

Southbound lanes were closed for a short while to allow air ambulances to land.

The highway is expected to be closed until at least 11 p.m.




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