Highway 17 is experiencing some congestion after two afternoon crashes snarled both directions Friday. (Google Maps)

Multi-vehicle crash northbound on Pat Bay Highway causing delays

A pair of afternoon crashes snarls traffic on Highway 17, police advising residents to avoid the area

A pair of crashes on the Pat Bay Highway is causing delays for motorists.

As of 2:15 p.m., drivers were reporting long delays on Highway 17 due to a multi-vehicle crash northbound between Royal Oak Drive and Haliburton Road, near Beaver Lake.

The delays stretched into the Friday afternoon rush hour.

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An earlier southbound crash near Tanner Road cleared quickly but fuled lingering delays.



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