A 65-year old man from Quebec faces Careless Driving charge after crash on HWY 401

OPP have laid a charge after Saturday’s crash on HWY 401 that closed the westbound lanes for hours.

OPP Sergeant Kerry Schmidt says a transport truck carrying a man and woman, both from Quebec, rear-ended another transport truck Saturday morning just after 6 a.m. at HWY 6 South in Puslinch.

The driver of the second transport truck has been identified as Jacques Vaillancourt. He is being charged with one count of Careless Driving.

Both 65-year-old’s were airlifted with non life-threatening injuries.

OPP closed both eastbound and westbound lanes for an hour just after 6:30 a.m. while air ambulances arrived, however westbound lanes remained closed until 12:30 p.m.

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