401 Lane Reduction Continues Following Fiery Crash

 

Photo courtesy of Chatham-Kent Fire and Emergency Services.

It will be at least Friday before they can open the area of the 401 Westbound near Highgate to 2 lanes of traffic again.

The lane reduction is for repairs following a fiery crash involving multiple vehicles on Wednesday afternoon.

The OPP reported the driver of a transport did not slow in time at a construction area and slammed into the back of another truck causing a chain reaction accident.

Two of the trucks burst into flames.

One of the drivers suffered minor injuries

. Charges are pending against the first driver.