Highway 401 westbound express lanes closed at Highway 404 due to truck rollover

A photo of the cleanup underway after a truck rollover on Highway 401 near the 404/DVP. Ontario Provincial Police / Twitter

The Ontario Provincial Police said the westbound express lanes on Highway 401 are closed at Highway 404/DVP following a transport truck rollover early Wednesday.

The rollover happened just after 3 a.m. and no other vehicles were involved, OPP said.

Shortly after 7:30 a.m., OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said vehicle cleanup and guardrail repairs are underway.

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Workers are in the process of uprighting the truck and the ministry of transportation is working on repairing the guardrail. The road is also being assessed for a possible diesel spill, Schmidt said.

The driver of the truck was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

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The express lanes are expected to remain closed until 2 p.m. for the cleanup.


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