Collision Closes Highway 40

A Wallaceburg man was charged with careless driving after causing a chain reaction collision on 5 September 2017.Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

A Wallaceburg man was charged with careless driving after causing a chain reaction collision on 5 September 2017.
Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

(WALLACEBURG, ON) – Yesterday morning, the OPP responded to a three vehicle chain reaction collision on Highway 40 near Border Road, in Wallaceburg.

Police learned that one vehicle had stopped on Highway 40 which caused the second and third vehicles to stop safely. A fourth vehicle then collided into the back of the third vehicle causing it to collide with the second vehicle.

In total, three vehicles sustained moderate damage and had to be towed from the scene. One of the drivers suffered minor injuries and was transport to hospital.

Daniel Bourdeau, 58, of Wallaceburg, was charged with Careless driving.

Highway 40 was closed for approximately one hour to allow for the safe removal of all the vehicles involved.

A Wallaceburg man was charged with careless driving after causing a chain reaction collision on 5 September 2017.Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

A Wallaceburg man was charged with careless driving after causing a chain reaction collision on 5 September 2017.
Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

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