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Road maintenance truck rear ended on MR35 near Azilda in Greater Sudbury

A pothole crew is shaken after a crash on Municipal Road 35 southeast of the Greater Sudbury community of Azilda on Monday morning.

Police were called to Elm Street shortly after 10:30 a.m. after a road maintenance truck was rear ended, Sudbury police spokesperson Kaitlyn Dunn told CTV News in an email.

Police and firefighters on scene of crash on MR35 near the Greater Sudbury community of Azilda. May 8/23 (Alana Everson/CTV Northern Ontario)

The crash left a pothole patching crew from Dominion Construction with a few minor injuries and one person was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No word on if any charges are pending.

The road reopened in both directions around 2:20 p.m. Top Stories


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