401 EAST Closed @ Marker 643 – 3 Vehicle Collision #OPP Oct 6, 2016

401 EAST Closed @ Marker 643 – 3 Vehicle Collision #OPP Oct 6, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release LEEDS COUNTY (Brockville) UPDATE – THREE VEHICLE MVC CLOSES EASTBOUND HWY Highway 401 Re-opened ; SIU Invokes Mandate 2016-10-06

UPDATE – THREE VEHICLE MVC CLOSES EASTBOUND HWY 401

Highway 401 Re-opened ; SIU Invokes Mandate

(FRONT OF LEEDS AND THOUSAND ISLAND TOWNSHIP, ON) – On October 6, 2016 at approximately 2:20 p.m., officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Leeds County Detachment and the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) responded to a three vehicle collision involving an OPP cruiser and two civilian vehicles on Highway 401 in Front of Leeds and Thousand Island Township.

The operators of the civilian vehicles, a 78-year old male and a 43-year old male were each transported to hospital for non-life threatening injuries.  The officer, who was from Leeds County Detachment and was operating the cruiser was transported to hospital as a precautionary measure.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation and is at present in the preliminary stages.

All eastbound lanes of Highway 401 re-opened at approximately 9:00 p.m.

As a result of the collision, the province’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) was notified by the OPP and has invoked its mandate. Any further inquiries should be directed to SIU Communications at 416-622-2342.

THREE VEHICLE MVC CLOSES EASTBOUND HWY 401

(FRONT OF LEEDS AND THOUSAND ISLAND TOWNSHIP, ON) – On October 6, 2016 at approximately 2:20 p.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Leeds County detachment and the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) responded to a multi vehicle collision involving an OPP cruiser and two civilian vehicles in the area of mile marker 643 in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 in Front of Leeds and Thousand Island Township.

The operators of the civilian vehicles, a 78 year old male and a 43 year old male were each transported to hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The police cruiser, which was occupied by on OPP officer from the Leeds detachment, has been transported to hospital as a precautionary measure.

All eastbound lanes of the highway remained closed and the while the investigation proceeds.

The cause of the collision is under investigation and is in the preliminary stages.

Anyone having information on this collision is asked to contact the OPP at 1 888 310 1122

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