February 22, 2018 3:31 pm

Delhi, Ont. man charged after chain-reaction transport crash at Sarnia border crossing

A crash involving 3 transports on Feb. 21, 2018 shut down Hwy 402 WB for nearly 5 hours at the Sarnia border.

via OPP

Ontario Provincial Police have laid a careless driving charge following a chain-reaction crash on Highway 402 that shut down the westbound lanes for most of Wednesday afternoon.

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Police were first called to the scene on the 402 at Christina Street in Sarnia at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The investigation revealed a westbound tractor-trailer struck another tractor-trailer that was stopped while waiting to cross into the United States.

As a result of the initial crash, the stationary tractor-trailer struck a third tractor-trailer which was also stopped at the border.

The highway remained closed until 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and the crash did not result in any environmental hazards.

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Police have charged a Delhi, Ont. man, 53, with careless driving.

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