Truck driver charged after allegedly crashing into stationary construction vehicle
OPP have charged the driver of a tractor-trailer after he allegedly crashed into a stationary construction truck on Highway 401.
The collision happened at just before 2 p.m. on Monday in the eastbound lanes of the highway, in the Front of Yonge Township.
According to an OPP press release, a 37-year-old driver was in the stationary MTO truck at the time of the collision. He received minor injuries.
OPP say a 19-year-old construction worker was also struck by one of the tractor trailer’s wheels. He was transported to a Kingston hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 42-year-old man from Richmond Hill, was charged with careless driving.
A single lane was closed for the investigation, which is still ongoing.
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