Elgin County, ON - On March 8, 2018, around 5:45 a.m. Elgin County Ontario Provincial
Police (OPP) responded to a commercial motor vehicle rollover on Highway 401 near
Investigation revealed a westbound commercial motor vehicle had lost control and
entered the centre median. As a result, the driver counter steered causing the vehicle
to roll onto its side spilling its load of metal manufacturing excess. The vehicle
came to rest in the north ditch. There were no injuries reported.
As a result, the male driver, Trevor SIMMS, 45-years-old of Kitchener, Ontario
has been charged with careless driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.
Highway 401 westbound was closed for approximately five hours to allow for clean-up
and removal the vehicle.
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