Driver Charged As Transports Collide

Two tractor trailers collided on westbound Highway 401 near Communication Road in Chatham on 12 March 2017.Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

Two tractor trailers collided on westbound Highway 401 near Communication Road in Chatham on 12 March 2017.
Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

(CHATHAM, ON) – Yesterday morning, the OPP responded to a collision involving two transport trucks on Highway 401 near Communication Road.

The collision occurred when the lead truck was struck from behind by the second transport resulting in the rear truck being forced into the north ditch.

There were no injuries reported and the rear truck was towed from the ditch.

The driver of the rear transport truck, 34, was charged with careless driving.

Two tractor trailers collided on westbound Highway 401 near Communication Road in Chatham on 12 March 2017.Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

Two tractor trailers collided on westbound Highway 401 near Communication Road in Chatham on 12 March 2017.
Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

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