UPDATE 2:15 p.m.: Highway 7 is now open to traffic.
Two people have been confirmed dead, following a crash on Highway 7, yesterday afternoon between Actinolite and Kaladar.
Around 5:00 p.m., emergency crews were called to the area of Flinton Road, where the truck left the roadway.
The driver of the Subaru, 70 year-old Brian Ward and his passenger, 67 year-old Mary Ward, both of Ottawa were pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 59 year-old Ottawa man, was transported to hospital for minor injuries.
40,000 kilograms of steels were strung across the highway, which has taken many hours to clean up.
Highway 37 (Tweed) and Highway 41 (Kaladar) are diverting traffic.