Detour put in place after lumber spill on 401 yesterday

Seen in photo above: A photo captured of the very busy westbound lanes of the 401 last night just west of Cornwall. Photo courtesy of Corey Proulx as he sat in the passenger seat.

SOUTH GLENGARRY — Around 12:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon, SDG OPP officers responded to a call where a single commercial tractor trailer hauling lumber had lost its load on Highway 401 westbound near mile marker 814 in South Glengarry.

The driver of the transport sustained minor injuries and no other vehicles were involved.

The westbound was closed and a detour was set up for traffic during the cleanup of the lumber. The highway reopened at approximately 5:00 p.m.

Police continue to investigate, charges may be pending.

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