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Collision temporarily closes 401 near Kingston

Collision temporarily closes 401 near Kingston - image
Global News File

Ontario Provincial Police have reopened all eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 401 at County Road 6 in Odessa, after a two-vehicle collision shortly after 5 a.m. Thursday morning.

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According to OPP, the collision occurred when a single vehicle struck a deer, then a short time later, a transport truck rear-ended the first vehicle and ended up in the median, with the cab portion of the transport blocking the westbound lanes. Police say debris from the transport was scattered across the lanes.

Emergency crews attended the scene, but the injuries sustained were not considered serious.

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