Transport truck rollover closed 401 eastbound on/off ramp at Shannonville Road

The ramp was closed for three hours while tow trucks righted the vehicle and towed it away. Photo via OPP.

On the morning of Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a transport truck rollover on the Highway 401 eastbound on/off-ramp at Shannonville Road.

According to a release from the OPP, officers were dispatched at approximately 9:38 a.m. When they arrived on scene, police located the truck laying on its side blocking the on/off ramp.

“EMS was already on the scene assessing the lone driver of the transport truck,” police reported. “The driver was transported to the hospital as a precautionary measure, with no known injuries.”

The OPP said that the transport truck was loaded full of apples, and no cargo was spilled, through they did report extensive damage to the transport truck.

The on/off-ramp was closed for three hours by the Ministry of Transportation while tow trucks righted the vehicle and towed it away, according to the release. The ramp reopened at 12:15 p.m., police reported.

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