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Speeding driver near Napanee facing impaired driving charges

Earlier this week a driver on Highway 401 was stopped by Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) for speeding, and is now facing impaired driving charges. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, officers of the Highway Safety Division of the OPP responded to a report of an erratic driver

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REOPENED: Fatal multi-transport collision closes Highway 401 westbound

Update 2 (Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021): The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have now identified the two drives who were located deceased at the scene of the multi-vehicle collision that took place on Highway 401 near Gardiners Road just after 1 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. According to the OPP,

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Three impaired drivers charged in South Frontenac

Ontario Provincial Police were busy in South Frontenac Township over the past few days, charging three different individuals with impaired driving. Two incidents involved collisions, but no serious injuries were reported. Just before 11 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, officers of the South Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial

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Two impaired drivers charged in Napanee over the weekend

The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged two individuals with impaired driving in separate incidents over the weekend. The first driver was travelling in an erratic manner on Highway 401 eastbound and being followed by an off-duty officer, according to a release from

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UPDATE: Fatal collision on Highway 401 closes highway in both directions

Update: OPP said the deceased has been identified as a 20-year-old female from Quebec, however her name is being withheld while next of kin notifications are pending. As of 12 p.m. all lanes of the highway have been reopened and the investigation is ongoing. Update: After both westbound and eastbound

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Speeding enforcement on 401 leads to location of stolen vehicle near Odessa

A high-end sports car speeding along Highway 401 eastbound from the Quinte West area was the topic of reports to the Ontario Provincial Police on the afternoon of Saturday, Jul. 21, 2021. At approximately 4 p.m. officers of the Highway Safety Division (HSD) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded

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OPP investigating collision that closed Highway 401 for over five hours

In the early hours of Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, a collision between a vehicle and a transport truck near Highway 15 on Highway 401 caused a fire and subsequent road closure. At 12:30 a.m. on the above date, Frontenac Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fully engulfed transport truck

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Kingston woman facing criminal charges from 2020 Highway 401 collision

A driver who fled police, struck a cruiser, and flipped her vehicle, resulting in an inquest by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), is now facing multiple criminal charges. On Thursday, Jul. 29, 2021, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) issued a press release announcing the charges, which stem from incidents that

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OPP locate stolen vehicle in detachment parking lot

A motorist contacted police via 911 at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2021, while travelling westbound on Highway 401 in Loyalist Township. They reported feeling unsafe and felt they were being followed by another vehicle. According to a release from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the complainant drove

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Erratic driving results in drug charges for transport driver

A report of an erratically driven tractor trailer on Highway 401 in Greater Napanee leads to a discovery of drugs for officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). At approximately 7 a.m. on Friday, Jul. 09, 2021, OPP responded to the report

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Erratic driving leads to arrest on Highway 401

Officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an eastbound vehicle being driven in an erratic manner on Highway 401 in Tyendinaga Township at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jul. 10, 2021.   Police initiated a traffic stop near

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Impaired driver charged after Highway 401 rollover

A Napanee man is facing impaired driving charges after a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 401 westbound on the Deseronto off ramp. At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Jul. 2, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the single-vehicle rollover

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