Driver escapes injury after tractor trailer catches fire on Highway 410
Traffic on Highway 410 slowed as early morning truck fire created visual distraction
A truck driver escaped injury after a tractor trailer caught fire on Highway 410 north of Highway 401 early Tuesday.
The Ontario Provincial Police said in a tweet that the fire at around 5:30 a.m. northbound on Highway 410 was slowing traffic in the area. The truck driver had pulled over onto the right shoulder.
The truck fire was creating a visual distraction on the highway but there were no flammable substances on board.
UPDATE: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hwy410?src=hash">#Hwy410</a> NB, just N of Hwy401 - Right lane currently BLOCKED, Fire at scene. ^cc—@OPP_GTATraffic
CLEARED: TRAFFIC HAZARD: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hwy410?src=hash">#Hwy410</a> NB just north of Hwy 401: Tractor trailer on the right shoulder awaiting tow. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/OPP?src=hash">#OPP</a> clear from scene. ^aw—@OPP_GTATraffic