Section of highway 401 eastbound closed near Kingston after vehicle fire


KINGSTON, ON. — Provincial police say a section of the eastbound highway 401 is closed after a vehicle fire.

It happened just after 6 am on the 401 near Kingston at Montreal Road.

OPP tweeting out just after 6 am, “a truck hit a concrete barrier in a construction zone and caught fire.” 

No injuries have been reported.

Road closures are in effect until the MTO can examine if there is structural damage to the overpass.

No effect to westbound traffic on highway 401.

More to come. 

UPDATE: #Hwy401 EB remains closed on east side #ygk. Traffic being rerouted to #EDR @ Montreal St. Please use the designated EDR. Heavy tow on scene. Large fuel spill. Fortunately NO injuries. ^bd

— OPP East (@OPP_ER) October 10, 2019


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