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Police dealing with numerous collisions

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Jan 24, 2014 - 4:09 PM |
Traffic moved slowly on Highway 69, north of Lasalle Boulevard, as police diverted vehicles around a collision. Driving conditions were poor due to snowfall and icy roads. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Traffic moved slowly on Highway 69, north of Lasalle Boulevard, as police diverted vehicles around a collision. Driving conditions were poor due to snowfall and icy roads. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Weather conditions close several roads in the area

Updated Jan. 24 at 9:20 p.m. 

M.R. 80 has been re-opened to traffic after a multi-vehicle traffic closed the roadway in both directions at approximately 3 p.m. The road was plowed but drivers are asked to used caution due to blowing snow and icy conditions.
 

Updated 

 

The Ontario Provincial Police say Highway 69 to Highway 64 is closed.

 

Original story  

 

Municipal Road 80 is closed in both directions between Tracks and Wheels and Donaldson Drive, said Greater Sudbury Police Service.

The road closure is due to numerous motor vehicle conditions resulting from extremely poor road conditions. At least nine collisions had been reported as of 4:30 p.m., said police.

Police are asking motorists to utilize alternate routes and drive with caution.

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