May 30, 2018 10:16 am
Updated: May 30, 2018 11:24 am

Fatal tractor-trailer collision closes Highway 401 near Napanee

Westbound lanes of Highway 401 near Napanee are closing following a tractor trailer collision.


A fatal tractor trailer collision has forced the closure of westbound lanes of Highway 401 between Deseronto road and Highway 49, about 30 kilometres east of Belleville.

Napanee OPP say the fire is active and firefighters are on scene

“The whereabouts of the driver are unknown at this time,” police stated.

The driver of the second involved truck succumbed to their injuries at scene, OPP said.

The Technical Traffic Collision with the Ontario Provincial Police is on scene.

Traffic is being redirected at Deseronto Road.

More to come.

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