June 29, 2011

Drivers asked to avoid intersection of Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue in City of Toronto following earlier accident

Intersection closure may extend through evening rush hour

NEWMARKET – The Regional Municipality of York is asking drivers to avoid the intersection of Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue after Toronto Police Service has closed the intersection following an earlier accident.

Toronto Police Services advise the intersection may remain closed through the evening rush hour.

Commuters are asked to use Yonge Street or Dufferin Street. 

Transit riders can expect delays on YRT/Viva Route 88 – Bathurst throughout the closure.

York Region thanks all commuters for their patience as Toronto Police Services 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 Ext. 1232 / Cell: 905-251-6419
                                       Email: michael.kemp@york.ca

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