A major collision occurred on Monday night on the 401, just east of Napanee. Emergency crews rushed to the scene near the Camden East exit after receiving a distress call around 7:00 p.m. The incident involved a large commercial truck and an SUV, resulting in multiple injuries.
According to preliminary reports, the transport truck had been travelling westbound when it suddenly veered off the road. It crossed the center median and careened into the eastbound lanes, directly in the path of the SUV. The driver of the SUV was forced to swerve to avoid a direct collision with the truck.
Although more information about the injuries sustained in the crash is yet to be released, it has been confirmed that three individuals were hurt in the accident. The severity of their injuries is still unknown at this time.
Authorities wasted no time in charging the driver of the transport truck with careless driving and an unsafe move. Investigations are ongoing to determine the exact cause of the incident and whether any additional factors contributed to the crash.
In the aftermath of the collision, the affected section of the highway was closed for several hours. Crews worked through the night to clear the wreckage and conduct necessary repairs. Finally, at approximately 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning, the highway was reopened for normal traffic.
As the situation develops, stay tuned for further updates on the injured individuals and any potential legal actions resulting from the incident.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. How many vehicles were involved in the crash?
The collision involved a big rig and an SUV.
2. Were there any reported injuries?
Three people sustained injuries, but the severity is still unknown.
3. Who was charged in the incident?
The driver of the transport truck was charged with careless driving and an unsafe move.
4. How long was the highway closed?
The highway remained closed for several hours following the crash and was reopened at 3:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.