Careless Driving Charge After Highway 17 Collision in Batchawana Bay Area

A careless driving charge has been laid in connection to a two-vehicle collision in the Batchawana Bay area last weekend.

Ontario Provincial Police have confirmed the two vehicles collided on Highway 17 near Pictograph Road around 4:30 Sunday afternoon.

Charged is a 23-year-old Thunder Bay resident, who was injured in the collision along with a passenger in their vehicle and a passenger in the other vehicle - police describe the injuries as "non-life threatening".

The collision came just a day after a motorcycle collided with an SUV on Highway 17 in Goulais Township, with the motorcyclist - identified as a 52-year-old Hamilton man - dying of his injuries.

Sault Ste. Marie OPP are still investigating that collision.