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Senior charged after head-on crash on Hwy. 17 ramp

Driver was travelling wrong way on ramp from Hwy. 69 to Hwy. 17

A senior has been charged after a head-on collision on Highway 17 in Greater Sudbury June 4.

Shortly after 1 p.m., emergency services responded to the head-on collision between a pickup truck and a sports utility vehicle, which resulted in minor injuries.

The SUV was travelling the wrong way on the west bound ramp onto Highway 17, from Highway 69.

A 70-year-old-from Sudbury was charged with change lane - not in safety.

Both westbound lanes of Highway 17 were closed for about an hour during the investigation and the removal of the vehicles.