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One man charged after OPP stop transport truck driving the wrong way on Hwy 401

OPP have charged one man after stopping a transport truck that was driving the wrong way on Hwy. 401.
OPP have charged one man after stopping a transport truck that was driving the wrong way on Hwy. 401. File

Elgin County OPP have charged one man after they stopped a transport truck that was driving the wrong way on Highway 401, near Dutton.

Police responded to reports of a transport truck that had been driving the wrong way at around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

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Police say they located the transport truck near the Coyne Road overpass attempting to turn around, and escorted the truck to a nearby service centre.

OPP have since charged a 52-year-old Windsor man with careless driving.

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OPP urge drivers to pull over to the nearest shoulder, stop and call police immediately for help, should ever they find themselves driving on the wrong side of a highway.

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