401 Crash Update

 

Update on this morning’s 401 crash.

Photo courtesy of Chatham-Kent OPP.

According to police the driver of an eastbound tractor trailer smashed into the cement barrier while entering into the construction zone near Scane Road, east of Ridgetown around 4:15am.

That forced the closure of the eastbound lanes for over four hours.

The vehicle suffered extensive damage and had to be towed from the scene. There were no injuries reported.

A 59-year-old from Manitoulin Island is facing charges.