Napanee man charged after transport rollover

A 53-year-old man from Greater Napanee is facing multiple charges after a single tractor trailer rollover on the 401 at around 5:30 a.m. this morning.

The transport, which was loaded with lumber, rolled over near Toronto on the Highway 401 eastbound ramp to Highway 400 northbound.

The roadway was originally expected to reopen by 1 p.m. but remains closed for cleanup as of 2 p.m., and cleanup is expected to take several more hours. The emergency bypass ramp remains open in the interim.

The driver suffered only minor injuries.

He has been charged with Careless Driving, Improper Tires and No Pre-trip Inspection.

//Photo via OPP Sgt Kerry Schmidt/@OPP_HSD

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