Ottawa – On Thursday, July 25, 2018, at approximately 12:35pm members of the Ottawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a single vehicle collision on Hwy 417 eastbound at the Queen Elizabeth Drive overpass.
The truck and trailer lost control resulting in the trailer and load detaching from the vehicle and flipping over. Debris from the crash fell down onto Queen Elizabeth Drive. There were no injuries.
All eastbound lanes of Highway 417 were closed for a short time. Two lanes of Highway 417 have reopened. Lane reductions are expected until late afternoon.
Ottawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police assisted by the Ministry of Transportation are investigating the cause of the crash.
The Ottawa Police Service, RCMP, Ottawa Fire Service and the MTO assisted in the emergency response.