Thunder Bay OPP investigate collision at Sistonen’s Corner

On the 30th of December, 2021 at approximately 3:30 p.m. officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Kaministiquia Volunteer Fire Department, and Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle collision at Highway 11-17 and Highway 102 Sistonen’s Corner Intersection west of Thunder Bay.

The collision was between a westbound Transport Commercial Motor Vehicle travelling on Highway 11-17 and an eastbound Transport Commercial Motor Vehicle coming out of the Petro Pass parking lot going on to Highway 102, cutting off the westbound vehicle. There were no serious injuries as a result of the collision.

The driver of the eastbound Transport Commercial Motor Vehicle, has been charged with Careless Driving and issued a Summons to Provincial court. The information has not been sworn to at this time, so the name cannot be released.

Any person with information regarding this investigation should contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or access their website at

The OPP are reminding drivers that with the colder weather approaching, drivers need to adjust their driving habits to suit the environment. This may include slowing down, adjusting distance between vehicles, or choosing not to travel at all.