Driver Charged After Driving Into Snow Plow

A Chatham driver was charged after plowing into the back of a snow removal vehicle on Highway 401 near Kent Bridge Road on 9 February 2018.Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

A Chatham driver was charged after plowing into the back of a snow removal vehicle on Highway 401 near Kent Bridge Road on 9 February 2018.
Photo courtesy of Jay Denorer/Ontario Provincial Police.

(CHATHAM, ON) – On Friday shortly before noon, the OPP responded to a report of a collision between a tractor trailer and a snow plow on Highway 401 near Kent Bridge Road. Officers learned that a westbound transport truck struck the back of a snow plow.

The collision caused the plow to enter the centre median and roll onto its side. Both drivers were treated for minor injuries.

Edward Turner, 62, of Chatham, was charged with careless driving.

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