3 Tractor Trailer Collision Closes 401 W Near Cornwall Drivers to Hospital WILL UPDATE 020519

3 Tractor Trailer Collision Closes 401 W Near Cornwall Drivers to Hospital WILL UPDATE 020519

MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION – SERIOUS INJURIES

(SOUTH GLENGARRY,ON) – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently investigating a three vehicle collision on Highway 401 (between Mile marker 825 and Mile marker 814 ), South Glengarry Township.




Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 12:21am, a tractor trailer(1) was travelling westbound on Highway 401 when, for reasons under investigation, was struck from behind by another westbound tractor trailer(2), then a third tractor trailer(3) struck the rear of the second tractor trailer.

Tractor trailer (1) male driver was taken to hospital with non- life threatening injuries.

Tractor trailer (2) male driver was taken to hospital with non- life threatening injuries.

Tractor trailer (3) male driver was taken to hospital with serious non- life threatening injuries.

SD&G OPP continue to investigate with the assistance of OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI).

A section of Westbound Highway 401 is closed to traffic with indicated detours in place, at MM 825 to MM 814.                     

OPP UPDATE 2:11 PM

MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION – SERIOUS INJURIES – HIGHWAY RE-OPENED

(SOUTH GLENGARRY,ON) – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently investigating a three vehicle collision on Highway 401 (between Mile marker 825 and Mile marker 814 ), South Glengarry Township.

Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 12:21am, a tractor trailer(1) was travelling westbound on Highway 401 when, for reasons under investigation, was struck from behind by another westbound tractor trailer(2), then a third tractor trailer(3) struck the rear of the second tractor trailer.

Tractor trailer (1) male driver was taken to hospital with non- life threatening injuries.

Tractor trailer (2) male driver was taken to hospital with non- life threatening injuries.

Tractor trailer (3) male driver was taken to hospital with serious non- life threatening injuries.

SD&G OPP continue to investigate with the assistance of OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI).

A section of Westbound Highway 401 is now re-opened                                                                       

ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION ON THE ABOVE OR ANY CRIME IS ASKED TO CALL SD&G OPP AT 1-888-310-1122 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-222-8477.

          

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