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No injuries after driver ditches vehicle and it catches fire

Highway 17 was closed while firefighters extinguished flames
A vehicle caught fire after it was ditched on Highway 17. The driver was charged with careless driving. (Supplied)

A driver has been charged with careless driving after ditching their vehicle off Highway 17 in Sables-Spanish Rivers Township, said the Ontario Provincial Police.

The vehicle caught fire as a result of the crash. Highway 17 was closed for a short time to allow firefighters to extinguish the blaze. There were no injured.