(NORTH BAY, ON) – On July 14, 2017, at 10:51 p.m. members of the North Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a traffic hazard on Highway (HWY) 11 North at Bomarc Road.

The driver of the tractor trailer had attempted to complete a u-turn and instead, the vehicle ended up stuck across HWY 11. No traffic was able to pass in either direction.

As a result the driver from Mississauga was charged with Turn Not in Safety contrary to section 142(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA). He has issued a Provincial Offence Notice (PON).

The HWY was closed for approximately 1.5 hours and reopened at 12:15 a.m.