February 19, 2009
Media Release

Intersection of Dufferin Street and Wellington Street in Township of King closed through evening rush hour

Intersection closed due to motor vehicle collision
NEWMARKET …quot; York Regional Police have closed the intersection of Dufferin Street and Wellington Street in the Township of King due to a motor vehicle accident that has damaged a hydro pole and caused fallen power lines.  The closure is expected to remain in place throughout the evening rush hour.
 
York Regional Police are on scene investigating the accident and hydro repair crews have been dispatched to repair the damaged utility pole and power lines.
 
Motorists are advised to avoid the intersection and detour to Bathurst Street if possible.
 
York Region thanks motorists for their patience as York Regional Police continue their investigation.
 
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 / toll-free 1-877-464-9675, Ext. 1232
                       Cell: 905 251-6419 / Email: michael.kemp@york.ca

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