Three truckers die in serious collision on Highway 11/17 in Ontario

On Thursday, January 9, 2020 at approximately 10:30 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Thunder Bay Detachment responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 11/17. An eastbound Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) collided with a westbound Commercial Motor Vehicle approximately five kilometres west of the Highway 11/17 and 102 junction.

The deceased person in the westbound vehicle has been identified as Kenneth MacDonald (49 years old) of Thunder Bay, ON.

The deceased persons in the eastbound vehicle have been identified as Singh Gurpreet (23 years old) of Mississauga, ON and Singh Karambir (24 years old) of Brampton, ON.

The investigation remains ongoing by members of the OPP Highway Safety Division (HSD), OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI) and Forensic Identification Services (FIS).

Highway 11/17 was closed for approximately 13 hours.