(CHATHAM, ON) – In the early evening last Thursday, the OPP responded to a tractor trailer fire in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 near Communication Road. Police found that the driver of a westbound tractor trailer had lost control, resulting in the truck striking the north side cement barrier, bouncing off, and then striking the centre barrier.
The force of he impact caused the centre barrier to be pushed into the eastbound lanes and the tractor trailer to catch on fire.
The driver of the tractor trailer did not suffer any injuries.
Khaled Husni, 57, of Windsor, has been charged with careless driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.