North Bay OPP report one person died in a two vehicle collision west of North Bay on Sunday afternoon.

Police say a westbound passenger vehicle collided with an eastbound transport, causing both vehicles to catch fire.

The driver of the passenger vehicle was located deceased in the vehicle, and has not been identified.

OPP say the transport driver was able to escape the fire and suffered minor injuries.

The crash happened just after one o’clock Sunday afternoon, with the highway closed for over eight hours.

The OPP’s Technical Traffic Collision Investigators and the Office of the Chief Coroner-Ontario Forensic Pathology Service are assisting with this investigation.


(Photo courtesy of OPP)

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