Accident closes Highway 17

Kenora OPP is investigating a two-vehicle accident that occurred yesterday afternoon Highway 17 near Royal Lake Road, resulting in the Trans-Canada being closed for about two hours.
The accident occurred around 3 p.m. when a westbound tractor-trailer unit and an eastbound pickup truck collided about 30 km west of Kenora, police reported.
Three people were taken to Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries, police added.
The victims included a 46-year-old female driver of the tractor-trailer and her 49-year-old husband, and the 62-year-old driver of the pickup truck, police said.