South Stormont – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently at the scene of a three (3) vehicle fatal collision on Highway 401 (east of the Moulinette Road exit, Long Sault), South Stormont Township.
Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 11:27pm, a Tractor trailer(1) travelling east on Highway 401 collided with an also eastbound Tractor trailer(2) which then collided with another tractor trailer(3). The second tractor trailer became engulfed in flames and the occupant was pronounced deceased at the scene. The male drivers of tractor trailer (1)(3) were not injured driver.
Names are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.
SD&G OPP, assisted by OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI) continue to process the scene.
A section of Highway 401 (Eastbound lanes only), between Brookdale Avenue(Cornwall) and Dickinson Drive(Ingleside) is closed to traffic with indicated Emergency Detour Routes (EDR) in place.
Anyone with information regarding the person(s) responsible for any incident should immediately contact SD&G OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-222-8477 where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.