March 3, 2008

Warden Avenue to remain closed all day between Denison Street and Masseyfield Gate

 

Earlier traffic accident under investigation by York Regional Police

 

NEWMARKET York Regional Police advise that Warden Avenue between Denison Street and Masseyfield Gate in the Town of Markham will remain closed throughout the day as an investigation continues into an early-morning traffic accident that severely injured two people and damaged local hydro lines.

 

Motorists are requested to avoid the area, if possible.  Detours have been established for north-south travel along Hood Road, which lies due west of Warden Avenue.

 

Hydro crews are on scene, working to repair a hydro pole that was knocked down during the traffic accident.

 

For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca

 

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Media Contact:         Michael Kemp, Corporate Communications, York Region

                                 Phone:  905 830-4444, ext. 1232 or Cell 905 251-6419

                                 Email: michael.kemp@york.ca

 
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