Transport Trucks Narrowly Avoid Colliding

Two transport trucks narrowly missed colliding after a westbound tractor trailer lost control and entered the eastbound lanes.Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

Two transport trucks narrowly missed colliding after a eastbound tractor trailer lost control and entered the westbound lanes.
Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

(CHATHAM, ON) – Yesterday morning around 7:30am, the OPP responded to a collision involving two transport trucks, on Highway 401 near Harwich Road.

An eastbound tractor trailer lost control, crossed through the centre median, and came to rest in the westbound passing lane. To avoid a collision, a westbound tractor trailer, which was in the passing lane, entered the centre median.

There were no injuries reported.

Highway 401 was temporarily shut down to allow for removal of the eastbound tractor trailer.

There was no report of charges being laid.

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