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Kitchener transport truck driver charged following Highway 401 collision in Belleville

Both drivers were sent to hospital with minor injuries, but released shortly afterwards. Brent Lewin/Getty Images/File

Lennox and Addington OPP have charged a Kitchener truck driver after his vehicle collided with another tractor trailer on Highway 401.

OPP say the collision occurred on Tuesday, around 7:30 p.m. on the highway in Belleville near Highway 37.

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According to police, one tractor trailer rear-ended a second tractor trailer, which was then pushed off the highway, coming to a stop in the center median.

Both drivers were sent to hospital with minor injuries, but released shortly afterwards.

Police have charged the driver of the tractor trailer that rear-ended the second vehicle, 66-year-old John Andruszkiewicz from Kitchener, with careless driving.

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