Crash closes Highway 401 eastbound at Cornwall

In this Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 photo taken by Philippe Boyer, three tractor-trailers collided on a section of Highway 401, east of Cornwall, Ont. There are no reported injuries. (Philippe Boyer/Facebook via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – A crash involving three tractor-trailers has closed the eastbound Highway 401, east of Cornwall.

O.P.P. tweeted just after 10 a.m. that the three truck are blocking the highway near Boundary Road.

Exactly how many vehicles were involved in the crash in snowy conditions is not known.

South Glengarry Township firefighters are on scene.

In this Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 photo taken by Philippe Boyer Vazina, three tractor-trailers collided on a section of Highway 401, east of Cornwall, Ont. There are no reported injuries. (Philippe Boyer Vezina/Facebook via Newswatch Group)
In this Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 photo taken by Philippe Boyer, three tractor-trailers collided on a section of Highway 401, east of Cornwall, Ont. There are no reported injuries. (Philippe Boyer/Facebook via Newswatch Group)

Traffic is being detoured via County Road 2 at Boundary Road and then traffic is getting back on the highway via County Road 27.

The westbound lanes of the highway are unaffected.

O.P.P. say it’s not known how long the highway will be closed. As of 2:30 p.m. the eastbound lanes of the highway were still closed.

There’s no word on the extent of any injuries.

In this Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 photo taken by Philippe Boyer Vazina, three tractor-trailers collided on a section of Highway 401, east of Cornwall, Ont. There are no reported injuries. (Philippe Boyer Vezina/Facebook via Newswatch Group)
In this Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 photo taken by Philippe Boyer, three tractor-trailers collided on a section of Highway 401, east of Cornwall, Ont. There are no reported injuries. (Philippe Boyer/Facebook via Newswatch Group)
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