Truck Driver Involved in Fatal 401 Crash Identified

The driver involved in a fatal crash on the 401 in Chatham-Kent has been identified.

Provincial Police say 49-year old Gurinderpal Matharoo of Stoney Creek was pronounced dead at the scene on the afternoon of Monday, March 4th.

The OPP were called to the eastbound lanes near Orford Road after the tractor trailer he was driving rear-ended another rig around 2:30pm.

The highway was closed for several hours between Kent Bridge Road and Orford Road as the OPP's Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) completed the investigation.

Provincial Police say further information will be provided when it becomes available.