June 27, 2018 10:49 am

Tractor-trailer crash causes massive delays on Hwy. 401 in Cambridge

Police say the driver escaped injury.

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A driver of a tractor-trailor lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a median on Highway 401 just east of Highway 8 early Wednesday morning.

Police were called to the scene just after 4 a.m., Const. Lauren Ball said. The crash left two eastbound lanes closed between Hwy. 8 and Hespeler Road for repair to the median and fuel cleanup, Ball said. The lanes reopened shortly before 11 a.m.

The incident occurred just after 4 a.m. on Wednesday.

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The collision caused heavy delays for the morning commute as it affected drivers headed in both directions and saw lines stretch up on the Highway 8 entrance to Sportsworld Drive.

Police say the driver escaped injury. He is facing reckless driving charges.

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