Accident on 401 near Tilbury sends one to hospital

An eastbound ramp near Essex County Road 22 is closed, as well as lane reductions on the 401 this hour after an accident involving a transport truck. Photo: Conrad Simpson

(LAKESHORE, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Essex as well as Chatham-Kent, along with Essex Windsor Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and Lakeshore Fire are the scene of a transport truck crash on highway 401, the eastbound on ramp near Essex County Road 42. The truck involved lost control and rolled onto its side into a ditch. The driver of the truck was taken to an area hospital as a precaution. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. The on ramp is closed but highway 401, although reduced in lanes, remains open.

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