2 transport truck drivers killed on Highway 401 in Kingston

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Westbound Highway 401 is closed leaving Kingston, Ont., after a fatal collision involving multiple transport trucks Oct. 13, 2021.  (CBC - image credit)
Westbound Highway 401 is closed leaving Kingston, Ont., after a fatal collision involving multiple transport trucks Oct. 13, 2021. (CBC - image credit)

Police say two drivers were killed and another taken to hospital after a crash that involved several large trucks on Highway 401 in Kingston, Ont., Wednesday morning.

Ontario Provincial Police said in a news release an eastbound truck driver crossed the median and hit several westbound trucks shortly after 1 a.m. near the Gardiners Road exit.

Ministry of Transportation
Ministry of Transportation

Officers aren't ready to release the names of the victims, police said, and are still investigating the cause. The driver taken to hospital is expected to survive.

The highway is closed westbound from Gardiners Road to the County Road 6 exit to Odessa.

Fatal crash on Highway 401 in Kingston, Ont.

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