Augusta Township 401 Motor Vehicle Collisions
The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 4 motor vehicle collisions, involving tractor-trailers, on highway 401, on the morning of January 3, 2019. These motor vehicle collisions occurred between the Maitland and Prescott exits, in Augusta Township. The first collision was reported to police at approximately 6:30AM and involved a west bound tractor-trailer that collided with a cement barrier dividing the west and east bound lanes . The remaining collisions occurred at approximately 8:15AM, when 2 west bound and 1 east bound tractor-trailer travelled off the highway and into the center ditch.
There are no injuries and currently the OPP are continuing their investigation. Motorists may experience delays, until the involved tractor trailers can be removed from the scene.
Motorists are reminded to use caution when driving in winter conditions. Slowing down is the best way to prevent a motor vehicle collision.