Trucker charged after tractor trailer collides with cement barrier: OPP
Damage is seen after a tractor trailer collided with a cement barrier on Highway 401 in Chatham-Kent, Ont. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (Source: OPP)
Published Wednesday, November 7, 2018 2:27PM EST
Last Updated Wednesday, November 7, 2018 5:19PM EST
Chatham-Kent OPP have laid charges after a tractor trailer collided with a cement barrier on the 401.
It happened around 4:15 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 401 near Scane Road.
Police say their investigation revealed the driver of an eastbound tractor trailer collided with the cement barrier while entering into the construction zone.
The vehicle suffered extensive damage and had to be towed from the scene.
It also forced the closure of the eastbound lanes for nearly five hours.
There were no injuries.
The driver of the truck, a 59-year-old man from Manitoulin Island, is charged with careless driving.