News: Driver suspected of impaired driving after transport truck crash on Hwy 401 in North York

TORONTO, ON – Ontario Provincial Police responded to a transport truck collision Sunday morning on Highway 401 in Toronto’s North York district, according to CityNews Everywhere.

The accident happened on the eastbound collector lanes near Leslie Street and was first reported by the OPP Highway Safety Division X account shortly before 8:40 a.m.

Officials have not released a sequence of events leading up to the wreck, but preliminary details show the truck struck a barrier and then jackknifed, leaving all the collector lanes blocked for multiple hours.

No injuries were immediately reported, and no other vehicles appear to have been involved, but the OPP confirmed that the truck driver, a 29-year-old Calgary man, was found to have more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millillitres of blood following a test. He was charged for impaired driving and was kept in custody for a bail hearing.

This blog will be updated to reflect any major developments.

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