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Hwy. 401 reopens following truck rollover near Hwy. 427

Last Updated Apr 14, 2021 at 7:24 am EDT

A truck rollover has caused the closure of the westbound lanes of Hwy. 401. on April 13, 2021. TWITTER/@OPP_HSD

The westbound Highway 401 has reopened after a transport truck rolled over near Highway 427 on Tuesday night.

Provincial police said around 9 p.m. the transport truck was reportedly cut off by a vehicle and clipped by another transport truck before rolling over, spreading lumber all over the highway.

There were no serious injuries reported, but there was damage to the highway. Police said the cleanup would take some time.

All westbound lanes were closed of the 401, approaching the 427 and traffic was being forced onto the southbound lanes of the Highway 427.

The express lanes reopened around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday while the collectors reopened around 6:30 a.m.