July 11, 2018 3:24 pm

Veterans Memorial Parkway closed for several hours due to transport truck rollover

A transport truck sits rolled over on its side on Veterans Memorial Parkway, just north of Highway 401.

Mat Graham / 980 CFPL Listener

London police said Veterans Memorial Parkway will be closed for several hours on Wednedsay afternoon after a transport truck rolled over on its side.

Police said emergency crews arrived at 2:30 p.m. for the transport truck that rolled over on the parkway, just north of Highway 401.

Police said the rollover blocked traffic travelling in both directions on the parkway.

In order to deal with clean up and conduct an ongoing investigation, police said the parkway will be closed in both directions until 8 or 9 p.m. The northbound ramp to Highway 401 is expected to be closed for a longer period of time.

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Police said the lone occupant of the truck received only minor injuries.

The public is being advised to avoid the area for the time being.

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