NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE WARN WINTER ROAD TRAVELLERS Print

Date of Release:  March 20, 2012

(Thunder Bay, ON)  Quickly deteriorating Winter Road conditions due to abnormally warm weather has the potential to strand motorists attempting to travel to or from Northern Ontario.

Nishnawbe-Aski Police have had several incidents where vehicles had become stuck on a winter road in the North West Region.  Most northern communities have closed their winter roads and travel at this time at risk.  Persons choosing to travel should ensure they bring adequate supplies of food and clothing with them in their vehicles.  Most important is that travelers ensure that either police or someone knows of their travel plans and expected arrival time and location.

For further information, please contact:

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Sgt. Jackie George

Media Relations- Phone 807-346-6593

Nishnawbe –Aski Police Headquarters

Thunder Bay, Ontario