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Updated: Hwy. 144 reopened following Thursday collisions

The highway was closed for around 10 hours after collisions near Gogama
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Updated Dec. 13 at 7:20 a.m.

Highway 144 was reopened as of around 10:30 p.m. last night, according to the OPP.

Updated Dec. 12 at 2:25 p.m.

The OPP now says that there's a second collision on the same stretch of Highway 144.

The second collision also occurred between Mesomikenda Lake Road and Jack Road in the Gogama area, the OPP said in a tweet at 2:19 p.m. Thursday. Two vehicles are blocking the road. 

The highway is already closed between Gogama and Highway 560 due to the earlier collision.

Original story:

Highway 144 is closed between Gogama and Highway 560, the OPP has announced via Twitter.

The closure is due to a tractor-trailer in the ditch between Mesomikenda Lake Road and Jack Road in the Gogama area, the OPP first reported at 12:40 p.m. Thursday.

The reopening time is unknown.