3 people injured after tractor trailers collide on Highway 401

Published on : July 19, 2018 9:16




3 people injured after tractor trailers collide on Highway 401

Three people were rushed to hospital after a major crash on Highway 401 involving 5 vehicles including tractor trailers.

The incident  happened just before 1 a.m. on Thursday on the eastbound express lanes at Yonge Street. OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the crash involved three transport trucks and two other vehicles.

One of the tractor-trailers flipped over, trapping a man inside for roughly 25 minutes.

Toronto fire and paramedics pulled the man, believed to be in his 40s, from the vehicle. He was then taken to a trauma centre with serious but not life-threatening injuries.3 people injured after tractor trailers collide on Highway 401

Another man was also rushed to a trauma centre with serious but not life-threatening injuries.A third victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Highway 401 eastbound express lanes were closed at Allen Road for the majority of the night. They reopened just around 6 a.m. The westbound express lanes are shut down at Highway 404.

 

 



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