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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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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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OPP report fatal transport crashes up 40 percent

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reporting a significant increase in commercial motor vehicle (CMV)-related fatal collisions – a clear sign that many drivers are disregarding the additional risks these types of collisions carry.    According to a report from the OPP, from January 1 to June 30, 2021, the

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OPP investigating multiple collisions on Highway 401

Update (8 p.m.): Highway 401 is now reopened. Just after 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, officers from the Lennox and Addington Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to reports of a serious collision on Highway 401 eastbound, as well as several collisions on Highway 401 westbound

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Driver charged with careless driving following collision on Highway 401

A collision on Monday, Apr. 13, 2020 that closed down one lane of Highway 401 for a several hours has resulted in charges for the lone transport driver involved in the incident. Just before 3 p.m. that date, the tractor trailer in question was travelling westbound on Highway 401 just

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OPP still investigating cause of 401 tractor trailer collision and fuel spill

Officers from the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are still investigating the cause of a tractor trailer driving off of Highway 401 into a guard rail, which resulted in a fuel spill, and the closure of the busy highway for several hours. The OPP attended the scene

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Multi-vehicle collision closes 401 in both directions just east of Odessa

Napanee OPP continue to investigate a motor vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer and a car that  caused both eastbound and westbound lanes to be closed. The collision occurred just east of Odessa, shortly before 3 p.m., closing the 401 from Highway 38 to County Rd 6. Eyewitnesses say the

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