Fatal collision on Highway 17 in Sables-Spanish River Tuesday evening
SUDBURY -- Members of the Manitoulin detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a fatal collision on Highway 17 in Sables-Spanish Rivers Township, about 25 km west of Espanola.
Officers arrived at the scene of the single-vehicle crash on Aug. 25, just before 5 p.m., OPP said in a news release Tuesday night.
Police said the investigation has revealed the vehicle with five people inside left the roadway.
"The driver of the vehicle and one person sustained minor injuries. Two other persons sustained non-life threatening injuries," said Const. Renee Lalonde. "They were all transported to the hospital."
One person was pronounced deceased.
Police have reopened the road after closing it for several hours.
The investigation is ongoing with the assistance of OPP Technical Collision Investigators.
Anyone with information is asked to contact OPP or Crimestoppers.
More details to come, check back for updates.