Tecumseh, Ont. truck driver charged in Highway 401 collision
The single vehicle collision closed Hwy. 401 for 5 hours Wednesday night
A Tecumseh, Ont. transport truck driver has been charged with careless driving.
On Wednesday, at 6:27 p.m., Elgin County OPP responded to a single vehicle collision involving a transport truck.
The truck was travelling westbound on Hwy. 401 near the Currie Road exit when the 57-year-old driver lost control resulting in the truck and trailer flipping on its side, blocking all westbound lanes.
The driver suffered minor injuries and was transported to hospital for further treatment.
Highway 401 at Currie Road was closed for 5 hours as a result of the accident and truck removal.
The truck's trailer is being removed today and OPP are warning drivers to expect delays in the area.
Elgin County OPP - expect some more delays today WB 401 at Currie Rd as crews attempt to remove the trailer from the ditch. Tecumseh ON transport driver charged with Careless.<br>Media: firstname.lastname@example.org <a href="https://t.co/eBBSt9yCe0">pic.twitter.com/eBBSt9yCe0</a>—@OPP_WR