Overturned truck closes portion of Highway 401

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LANCASTER, Ont. – A portion of the eastbound Highway 401 just east of Cornwall was closed this afternoon after a truck overturned on the highway. South Glengarry township firefighters tweeted they were on the scene around 12:30 p.m. trying to free the driver and clean up a spill. The crash is near kilometer marker 812. There’s no word on the extent of the driver’s injuries, what caused the crash or how many vehicles were involved. The eastbound lanes were closed from the Summerstown Road Exit #804 to the Highway 34 Exit #814. It’s believed the section of road reopened by 2 p.m.

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